Welcome to Auburn University’s graduate program in history! With special strengths in United States history, Southern history, history of technology, and public history, as well as in women, gender and sexuality, we are a comprehensive, regional leader in graduate history education. Our Department offers three programs (PhD and MA, as well as a Certificate in Public History). For more on the requirements for these various tracks, click here.
At Auburn students work closely with faculty in the classroom and out in the world. We view graduate education as an opportunity to mentor aspiring historians as teachers, researchers and scholars. In addition to training as teachers, graduate students have opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects with various institutions and community partners as part of training in public history. Graduate students can expect close mentorship and a collaborative, generative environment. PhD students are usually fully funded for five years, and MA students are typically funded for two years.
Our graduates go on to careers as professors, as public historians, in the US Government, as educators, and as archivists. For more information about the graduate program, email Director of Graduate Studies, Jennifer Brooks.
For more on:
- Application Information
- Graduate Assistantships and Funding
- Research Opportunities
- Recent Graduate Placements
- Frequently Asked Questions