Registration

Online Registration

Registration for upcoming semesters takes place via WebAdvisor.

See our instructions for online registration via WebAdvisor for a step-by-step guide to registration.

Please note that all tuition and fees owed from prior semesters MUST be paid prior to registering for a subsequent semester.

Registration Dates

Fall Semester

Registration for all courses begins July 1st.

Spring Semester

Registration for all courses begins November 1st.

Summer Semester

Registration for AHG-prefix courses begins January 1st. Registration for EDxx-prefix courses begins April 1st.

Qualifying Examination

AHG 693 - Qualifying Examination

Research Methods Seminar

Students who plan to write a thesis or capstone project should attend the Research Methods seminar around the time they will reach 20 semester credit hours. Research Methods involves a one-time group meeting of about two hours in which the program faculty will introduce students to the research and proposal writing process. After the group meeting, students continue work on their preliminary research and begin writing their proposal working one-on-one with the research methods advisor.

Please note that the 20 hour mark is a guideline but not an absolute rule. Some students may be ready to begin the thesis or capstone project process prior to 20 hours. Consult your academic advisor for assistance determining when it is appropriate for your to begin.

Register for an upcoming Research Methods seminar

Thesis and Capstone Project

Students who are nearing completion of their thesis or capstone project should register and pay for the corresponding 4 semester credit hour course. Students need not register for the thesis or capstone project course until their final semester. Payment in full is due at the time of registration at the prevailing on-campus tuition rate. Students who plan to pay for their thesis or capstone project course tuition using federal or private student loans should submit their loan application to the Ashland University Office of Financial Aid well in advance of the end of the semester in which they enroll in AHG 691 or AHG 692.

AHG 691 - Thesis

AHG 692 - Capstone Project

Effective Writing for MAHG & MASTAHG

Students in this course will work to improve basic writing skills, with the specific intent of becoming more effective writers in general, and during their time in the MAHG or MASTAHG programs. The purpose of the course is for the student to develop an extended essay meeting at least the minimal requirements specified in the MAHG and MASTAHG grading rubric for content knowledge, analysis of, and interpretation. The focus will be on improving the organization, structure, and logic of written work; improving clarity and readability; and identifying and correcting errors in grammar and usage. The course is offered concurrently with other courses and may be taken more than once upon the recommendation of the chair. The student will arrange mutually convenient meeting times with the instructor. These meetings may be conducted in-person, by phone, or via web conference. Students will be contacted by the program office with additional information after the submission of this registration.

AHG 6XX - Effective Writing for MAHG & MASTAHG

Faculty Spotlight

Stephen Knott
Faculty

Stephen F. Knott is the Thomas & Mabel Guy Professor of American History and Government at Ashland University and Professor of National Security Affairs at the United States Naval War College.

He served as co-chair of the University of Virginia's Presidential Oral History Program and directed the Ronald Reagan Oral History Project. He is the author of  Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth; Secret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency; The Reagan Years; At Reagan’s Side: Insiders’ Recollections from Sacramento to the White House, and Rush to Judgment: George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and His Critics. His most recent book, Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance that Forged America, was co-authored with Tony Williams, and was published in September, 2015.

Professor Knott received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston College, and has taught at the United States Air Force Academy and the University of Virginia.