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Guide to Graduate Study

The Guide to Graduate Study, is your essential source for guidelines, requirements, and advice related to the MA and PhD degrees. Students should maintain ongoing communication with their advisors and the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) about their progress through the program and consult regularly with faculty mentors and the DGS about any questions that arise. Below are the Graduate Guides applicable to students currently in the history graduate program.

Guides to Graduate Study (based on Academic Year started):

AY 2023 (coming soon)
AY 2022                          AY 2017  
AY 2020                          AY 2016 
AY 2019                          AY 2015   
AY 2018                         

Department Forms

Individual Development Plan -- a personal and flexible planning tool designed to help graduate students plan and achieve their professional goals. Should be done in coordination with the advisor and/or any mentors

Plan of Study Document -- similar to the Sample Plan found in MyUI, this document will help you keep track of your progress through program requirements.

Report of Qualifying Research Paper (QRP) -- the QRP is required to be completed by all PhD students by the end of the 3rd semester.

Report of Research Paper -- a second paper required of PhD students without an MA, completed before Comps Prep begins

Graduate Certificate Programs

A number of interdisciplinary Graduate Certificates are available to enhance your graduate education in History, including Book Studies, College Teaching, Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies, Global Health Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and more.

Graduate College Rules & Regulations

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