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Prospective Students

The Department of History offers both the Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. You can read more about the degree programs by clicking the links below:

How to Apply

Click here for detailed information about the MA application. 

Click here for detailed information about the PhD application.

Deadlines

PhD Program Deadlines

Fall

Spring

Summer

January 15*

November 15

no summer admissions for PhD

 

MA Program Deadlines

Fall 

Spring

Summer

January 15*

November 15

April 15


*Students applying for assistantships MUST submit all application materials by January 15.

MA applications that arrive by the January 15 deadline will be given preferential treatment; however, those received between 15 January and July 15 will be considered for fall admission. In spring and summer applications submitted by the deadlines will be given preferential treatment; however, whenever possible, we will evaluate late applications.

Funding

You can estimate the cost of graduate study by checking the fee charts at the bursar's office.

Graduate students generally need financial aid to supplement their resources during what are often long years of study and research. The following are possible sources of such aid. Click the links for more information

Currently online MA students are not eligible for assistantships.