When you study history at the University of Memphis, you learn from a team of talented,
award-winning scholars and teachers. You absorb the diverse, important, and fascinating
lessons of the human past. And you master the necessary skills to succeed in today’s
economy: you think critically, research deeply, analyze complex events, and write
with clarity and distinction.
Our faculty members teach courses on a wide variety of themes, time periods, and geographic
regions, and they teach many of them online. We are one of the few major research
universities to offer both the B.A. and M.A. degrees online.
Our graduate program offers both the M.A. and Ph.D. We have five major focus areas
that define our strengths as a graduate program: African American and Southern History;
Egyptology; Global History; Modern European History; and the study of Women, Gender,
and the Family.