To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. Please note: Admission to the program is competitive. Meeting the Graduate School requirements does not ensure admission into the Historical Administration MA program.
Applications are due by February 1 for admission into the following academic year's class. Interviews are held early in March, and successful candidates are generally notified by late March.
Summary of Application Procedures
To the Graduate School:
Completed Graduate School Application for Admission Form (login page).
To the Historical Administration Program Coordinator:
Historical Administration Program application (pdf)
Official transcript from your undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate universities.
Two letters of recommendation, preferably from people who know your academic and museum-related work best and can evaluate your potential for graduate study.
A typed "Statement of Professional Goals" (700 words), as described on the last page of the Historical Administration Program application.
For Additional Information/Application Forms:
Dr. Nora Pat Small
Historical Administration Program Coordinator
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920