41
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of History is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
Master of Education/Master of Arts (M Ed/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
(Graduate Certificate) World history
Master of Arts (MA) Public history African American history and culture
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Gender, sexuality, and women's studies
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Museum studies
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Cultural resource management
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Public policy
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Labor and urban history
Master of Arts (MA) History
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Final oral exam on thesis or essay and seminar; internship and project (for public history)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam in 4 fields of history

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
16%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st October 1st No
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25 in history, 3.0 overall; at least 18 credits in history and related subjects at the advanced undergraduate level; foreign language; letter of intent; research paper; at least two letters of recommendation from former instructors
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3.25 in minimum of 18 semester credits in history and related subjects; letter of intent; research paper; at least three letters of recommendation from former professors
Additional Entrance Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university; minimum GPA of 3.0, 3.25 in a minimum of eighteen semester credits in history and related subjects at the advanced undergraduate level
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 12.2%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.32%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban history, labor, political history, history of gender and women
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth V. Faue
Professor/Chair
Email: evfaue@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-2525