Graduate Study in History
Welcome to the Graduate Program in History at USC. In these pages you will find all of the information you need to apply to, navigate through, or finish our Doctoral Program in History.
Our graduate program was recently named one of the top 20 history programs in the United States. We focus on training well-prepared an well-rounded students through a program that emphasizes cutting-edge research while requiring our graduate students to be able to weigh in with authority on a wide field of expertise.
Our graduate program admits small cohorts every year, allowing our faculty advisors to work more closely with their graduates as they hone their research skills. While our program will grant Masters’ degrees to graduates in their process towards degree, our program is geared toward the Ph.D. We do not offer a terminal M.A. program.
Follow the links to the left to learn about our program, or find out more about the resources and training availableto our graduate students in the video below.