University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences



University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The aim of the program is to provide advanced training in the methods and techniques of historical research and writing. Course work at the graduate level stresses the critical reading of historical literature, participation in seminars, and research under faculty supervision. The department offers specialization in many diverse fields, with special emphasis on Europe, 19th and 20th century United States, Far Eastern history, social and cultural history, and women's history.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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