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The Graduate School

Holocaust and Genocide Studies

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McKelvie Hall
102 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383

Fax: 610-436-2763

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

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Holocaust and Genocide Studies


  • M.A. Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.


    • Entry to the degree program requires an earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally certified college or university (Bachelor's of Arts; Bachelor's of Science in Education; Bachelor's of Music; Bachelor's of Fine Arts; or Bachelor's of Science degree.
    • A minimum GPA of 2.8.
    • A written application.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • A statement of personal goals.
    • Application for candidacy will be made when all requirements have been satisfied.

Other Important Information

  • Master of Arts degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies has been developed to help scholars pursue the study of the Holocaust and other genocides and to seek answers as to how they may be prevented. Because this study involves more than the history of the development of genocides, various departments are supplying courses that provide greater understanding of the forces leading to them.
  • At the end of twelve semester hours, a 3.0 GPA or better must be earned. Any history courses earning less than a 3.0 GPA will not be accepted for credit toward the degree.
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