Consistently ranked among the very best in the nation, our graduate program now offers separate degrees in History and in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.* In the History degree program, training is available in an extensive array of regional and transnational fields, with strengths in virtually all areas of the world. We also offer expertise in a wide range of thematic fields, such as borderlands and diasporas; environmental, intellectual, and cultural history; gender and women’s history; labor and political economy; military, war, and society; race, ethnicity, and indigeneity; religion and ritual; and science, medicine, and technology. Our other degree options include our Bridge Program with the Department of Afro-American Studies and a Joint PhD, e.g., with Educational Policy Studies.
For a full introduction to our graduate program, consult Fields & Programs, the menu links to the right, and the 2017-2018 edition of our Graduate Program Handbook.
* Students interested in the history of science, medicine, and technology may pursue either the PhD in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology or the PhD in History, with a concentration in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology.