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Academics

History

The graduate History program at WVU includes about 80-90 students and 23 faculty. Most students concentrate in U.S. history or Appalachian history, but students may choose to work in other areas supported by the faculty, especially European, African and Latin American history. Students may also pursue minor fields in public history and world history.

Career Profile

Read more about recent graduate placements. http://history.wvu.edu/graduate/graduate-placements

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation, Writing Sample

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​January 15

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation, Writing Sample

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

http://history.wvu.edu/graduate/phds-awarded

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