Dept. of History
303 Coughlin Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
early modern and modern Europe, U.S.
The department offers the PhD in early modern and modern Europe and in United States history, with minor fields in medieval Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
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New graduate students are eligible for both teaching and research assistants; the department offers a total of nineteen assistantships to graduate students.
PhD students will complete 60 credit hours of course work after the bachelor's degree. The doctoral qualifying examination includes both a written and an oral component.
Information from Department of Education
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Information from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(Includes rating of the institution's rating of the graduate instructional program and size and setting)
Full-time Faculty: 22
Relative Size based on Number of Full-time Faculty: Medium [Explain]
Student Demographics (Fall 2011):
Number of Doctoral Students in Program: 18
New Doctoral Students Entering Program: 3
Proportion of Doctoral Students Receiving Financial Aid: 83%
Number of Graduate Students Enrolled: 45
Relative Size Based on Graduate Student Enrollment: Small [Explain]
First PhD conferred: 1924
History PhDs conferred to Date: 109
Number of PhDs Conferred (2011–12): 4
Relative Size Based on PhDs Conferred: Medium [Explain]
Last Updated: October 19, 2012