History

Program Summary

The doctorate in history is ideal for teachers, administrators, researchers and librarians who want to develop their historical knowledge to the fullest. In this program you will prepare for your exams while identifying and researching your dissertation.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in History

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • History of the United States
  • History of East and Southeast Asia
  • History of Africa
  • History of Russia
  • History of Europe
  • History of Latin America

Program requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Additional Application Materials: Writing Sample

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration. Please visit the department program page for more information on the application process.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Assistantship Consideration
Fall March 1 March 1 January 15

Contact Us

Department of History
Zulauf Hall 715
Program website
history@niu.edu
815-753-0131

Director of Graduate Studies
Andy Bruno 
abruno2@niu.edu
815-753-0131

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