Candidates should apply online for history graduate
programs through the University's Office of Graduate and Professional
Education. Our application deadline is January 5th.
with a bachelor's degree in any field may apply to the Master's Degree
track. Students with either a B.A. or M.A. in history or a related field
may apply to the Ph.D. track.
Students in the Master's Degree
track may apply to the Ph.D. track at a later date if the quality of
their graduate work is sufficiently high. If admitted, they will be
required to complete additional coursework beyond the 21 history units
required for the M.A. In some cases, this might include a third year of
coursework to prepare for the Ph.D. exams.
Admission to the
graduate program is competitive. Those who meet the stated requirements
are not guaranteed admission, nor are those who fail to meet all the
stated requirements necessarily precluded from admission if they offer
other appropriate strengths. Except in unusual circumstances, admission
is offered only for the Fall semester and all decisions for all programs
are made by the faculty of the Graduate Studies Committee.
For application forms please use the Graduate Studies Office on-line application.
If you have any questions, please click here to email an application counselor.