Graduate study in history at USC provides training for a variety of rewarding careers. We have concentrated our efforts in the areas of specialization in which we have significant advantages in preparing students for a challenging profession. Through this strategy we have become a leader in some of the most important current developments in the field of history, including the rise of new intellectual approaches to the discipline and the increased commitment of historians to reach broader public audiences.
This website offers a comprehensive overview of our graduate degree programs, including all of the material that the department formerly provided through general informational mailings. If you have particular questions, please do not hesitate to contact the director of graduate studies, the director of student services, or a faculty member in the field in which you plan to study.
Additional questions and answers about admission to our Graduate Program are located here.