Students admitted to the Ph.D. program typically have completed an M.A. in History or a parallel field (for example, American Studies), although highly competitive applicants are sometimes admitted to the fast-track M.A./Ph.D. program.
- Statement of Purpose
- Writing Sample (sample of previous scholarly work)
- Three Letters of Recommendation
- Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) academic scores (International applicants only)
- Transcripts (one from each institution attended)
- GRE NOT required
Please visit the department’s website for specific instructions related to the statement of purpose and letters of recommendation.