Texas Tech University

Graduate Program

The Department of History offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Concentrations are available in the geographic areas of Asia, Europe, and the United States with specializations within each field.

Recent PhDs have secured full-time positions at such institutions as the University of the Incarnate Word, University of Nebraska-Kearney, the University of Houston-Downtown, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, San 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, Wayland Baptist 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 North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the Ohio State University, the University of Florida, the University of Kentucky, Temple University, the University of Tennessee, the University of London, Tulane University, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Connecticut, the University of Rochester, and Fordham University.


Admissions Information and Requirements

The Master of Arts Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Funding and Financial Aid

The Texas Tech University Graduate School


The Director of Graduate Studies is Dr. Laura Calkins.

The Graduate Studies Coordinator is Dr. Richard Verrone.

Upcoming Graduate Program Application Deadlines

For Spring 2018 Admissions: October 15, 2017

For Fall 2018 Admissions: January 15, 2018

If you have questions about the application process or about the program, you are welcome to contact via email either Dr. Calkins or Dr. Verrone.

Other Useful Links:

Graduate Student Scholarships

Graduate Student Resources

History Graduate Student Organization (HGSO)