Department of History

Dates and Deadlines

For Prospective Students (For Fall 2017 enrollment)

  • For early consideration for our on-campus M.A. program: October 15, 2016
  • For regular consideration to the on-campus M.A. program: February 15, 2017
  • For the on-line M.A. program for professional history educators, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through: TBA

For Current Students

Spring 2017

  • August 23 – Students must be registered for DISs, internships, and regular courses
  • September 29 – Foreign language examinations administered
  • October 16 – Degree applications due for those intending to graduate in May
  • October 6 – Full drafts of theses due to thesis advisers
  • October 20 – Revised full drafts of theses due to other committee members
  • November 14 – Draft copy of thesis due to Graduate School office with Format Approval Sheet
  • November 30 – Final day for oral thesis defenses
  • December 1 – M.A. written comprehensive examinations administered
  • December 1 – Final copy of thesis due to the Graduate School office with signed title page and Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) form
  • December 8 – Departmental Degree Ceremony