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University of Southern Mississippi

Department of History

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / Department of History is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
19
Accepted
10
Enrolled
79%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in field of study, 2.75 in last 2 years
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Civil War, civil rights, modern European history, war history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5047
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Kyle F. Zelner
Chair
Phone: 601-266-6196
Fax: 601-266-4334

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