Learn from distinguished faculty comprised of published scholars, seasoned historians and award winning professors. The graduate history program allows for a flexible curriculum, designed to meet your professional goals, whether you wish to enter the field or pursue a doctoral program.
What to expect
Email from program director
Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
Choose a specialization of European, American, Global or Women’s History based on your interests. You will learn the importance of disciplined methods of inquiry and interpretation while working with faculty that serve as mentors.
Tailor your education by choosing one of four tracks within the program. Tracks include a research/thesis option for students wishing to pursue a doctoral degree, directed study for in-depth examination of existing literature, a teaching track to learn the skills to teach at a college level or applied history to prepare for career in a specific field.
Program advisement meeting
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee
Sample research paper (minimum 10 pages)
GRE test scores (optional)
A SUNY Oswego graduate student will be spending the summer at the local Safe Haven Museum with the help of the Festa Fellowship.
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