New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science



70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Adv. Cert.- Public History; Adv. Cert.- Archives, M.Phil.-History; M.A.-Archives and Public History; M.A.-History with a Specialization in History of Women and Gender; M.A.-World History, M.Phil., Ph.D. (joint program)-History and French Studies; M.Phil., Ph.D. (joint program)-History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies; M.Phil., Ph.D. (joint program)-History and Middle Eastern Studies; Ph.D.-J.D. (dual degree)-History and Law (with School of Law); M.A.-J.D. (dual degree)-History and Law (with School of Law)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in history offers doctoral programs in national, international, and comparative fields, including the history of the United States, Latin America, medieval Europe, early modern Europe, modern Europe, East Asia, Africa, African Diaspora, and the Atlantic world. There are joint Ph.D. programs in French history through the Institute of French Studies; Jewish history through the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies; and history and Middle Eastern studies with the Department of Middle Eastern Studies. Students may choose to emphasize comparative or thematic approaches, either within their areas of specialization or as a minor field. The graduate program in history also offers master’s programs in archives and public history, history with a specialization in history of women and gender, and world history. Additionally, advanced certificate degree programs in archives and public history are available to students who already hold an M.A. degree in the humanities or social sciences. The Department of History also offers a dual degree program in history and law (with the School of Law).


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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