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Maxwell / Department of History

Graduate Study

Masters Program

The Master of Arts degree can be a terminal degree or an introduction in research and reading before pursuing the Ph.D. The objectives of this program are to develop basic analytic techniques, to broaden knowledge in the student’s specialty, and to offer research experience in an area chosen by the student and his or her advisor. Program requirements for the History MA can be found in the Graduate Course Catalog

PhD Program

The department of History offers the Ph.D. degree to students interested in research and teaching. The primary focus is on original research and historical thought and writing. Program requirements for the History Ph.D. can be found in the Graduate Course Catalog.

Prospective Graduate Students

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