23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The History Department's Ph.D. program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas was formed in 1991. It embodies the ultimate expression of the Department's mission to generate and disseminate new knowledge through research, analysis, and publication. 

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The History program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a more specialized course of study designed to train students to teach and write history at an advanced level. Seminars instruct students in the skills required for original scholarship. 

The doctoral program has three areas of concentration: North American West; North American Culture and Society; and European Culture and Society. The concentration in the history of Culture and Society emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to European and North American history. The study of cultural forms, practices, and events offers the opportunity to explore issues in politics, economics and social life from a national and transnational perspective. 

Career Possibilities

A degree in history provides students with the skills necessary for success in a wide range of careers and professions ranging from business to law, social services, and education. The department seeks to train majors in the specific skills and knowledge necessary for public school teaching and for graduate student in history or in professional schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Professional Historian
  • Colloquium in American Western History
  • History of Japan since 1800
  • Britain from 1750
  • West Africa and the Making of the Atlantic World

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Start dates & application deadlines


69 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All domestic and international applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements. 
  • Applicants must have completed significant course work at the upper division or graduate level in History.
  • Competitive scores on verbal, quantitative and analytical measures of the Graduate Record Examination.
  • Recommendations from three former instructors addressing the applicant's preparedness for doctoral level work in United States History or European History.

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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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