The Department of History offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degree. Concentrations are available in the history of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. In cooperation with the Museum Science Department, graduate students in History may include courses in museum science in their programs or work toward a master's degree in museum science with an emphasis in history. Students may take a concentration in archival administration offered in cooperation with the Southwest Collection.
Recent PhDs have secured full-time positions at such institutions as the University of Houston-Downtown, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Angelo State University, Prairie View A&M University, University of South Carolina-Lancaster, South Plains College, Midland College, Community College of Southern Nevada, University of Texas-Permian Basin, McMurray University, Stephen F. Austin State University, and Panhandle State University.
Recent MA Graduates have obtained admission to PhD programs at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Texas, the University of Florida, Temple University, The University of Tennessee, the University of London, and the University of California at Berkeley.
The Director of Graduate Studies is Dr. Laura Calkins. The Graduate Studies Coordinator is Dr. Richard Verrone. If you have questions about the application process or about the program, you are welcome to contact either of them via email.