History

The History Department is no longer accepting Ph.D. applications for Fall 2021. We thank you for your interest, and encourage you to consider applying for Fall 2022 admission.



Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Twenty-four or more undergraduate hours of history courses is expected.

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    April 1* September 1 No Entry

  • *December 15 is the deadline for all applicants seeking financial support.

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
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