History, Joint Program CSUS Graduate Degree Program

Description

The joint Ph.D. Program in Public Historical Studies combines the faculty and resources of UC Santa Barbara and California State University, Sacramento in a doctoral program unique in the nation. The joint program offers broad training in history coupled with practical professionally focused experience and study to prepare scholars who can excel in a wide variety of careers as historians in museums and heritage sites, public agencies, businesses, archives, non-profit organizations and private foundations, as well as universities. Our graduates are fully versed in historical literature, methods, and interpretive debates as well as the special challenges and resources distinctive to the practice of public history. Students work with core and associated faculty from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds, choose from a broad array of fields and emphases by period, place, and topic, and are encouraged in the development of innovative specialties. Students have at their disposal the extensive historic resources of Sacramento, Santa Barbara, and the UC Washington, D.C. Center areas, the opportunity to work on the staff of the premier journal of the field, The Public Historian, and the support of an active and distinguished public history alumni.

General Information

Website http://www.history.ucsb.edu/
Address Department of History
University of California, Santa Barbara
Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 4001
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9410
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-2224
Email rparisse@hfa.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered PhD
Requirements
  • Only students with the M.A. in Public History or equivalent graduate training and experience may apply.
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL Paper-Based Test (PBT), Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) (if applicable for international applicants)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted in the online application)
  • Writing Sample (submitted in the online application)
  • History Department supplemental information form: http://goo.gl/forms/M4FJtS0CXK
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Deadlines Fall Only - Monday, December 11, 2017 (by 11:59 PM PST)
Emphases Public History
Specializations N/A
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      • Address
        • Department of History
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 4001 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9410
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-2224
      • Degrees Offered
        • PhD
      • Requirements
          • Only students with the M.A. in Public History or equivalent graduate training and experience may apply.
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
          • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
          • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
          • GRE General test scores
          • TOEFL Paper-Based Test (PBT), Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) (if applicable for international applicants)
          • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted in the online application)
          • Writing Sample (submitted in the online application)
          • History Department supplemental information form: http://goo.gl/forms/M4FJtS0CXK
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
        • Fall Only - Monday, December 11, 2017 (by 11:59 PM PST)
      • Emphases
        • Public History
      • Specializations
          N/A