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University of South Florida

Department of History

Tampa , FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of History is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History
Master of Arts (MA) History Medieval history
Master of Arts (MA) History American history
Master of Arts (MA) History European history
Master of Arts (MA) History Ancient history
Master of Arts (MA) History Latin American history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
21
Accepted
13
Enrolled
60%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, two letters of recommendation, 2-page statement of purpose, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample, foreign language proficiency in the field of study

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.79%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.79%
Unknown 8.93%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: North American and U.S. history, European history, nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries/modern world, early modern world, ancient history, history of gender/sexuality, Latin American history, history of science and medicine
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
205,066

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Fraser Ottanelli
Professor and Chair
Email: ottanelli@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6209
Fax: 813-974-6228

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