Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
30%
70%
student ratio
44
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
14 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • World History Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Science And Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [History of Science and Technology]
    • Asia Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Asian Studies ]
    • Gender Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Gender Studies]
    • America Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [American Studies ]
    • Africa Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [African Studies ]
    • Europe Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Western European Studies ]
    • Labor Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Master of Education/Master of Arts (M Ed/MA)
      Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
    • Public History Master of Arts (MA) [Public History ]
    • History Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required for some and final oral exam on thesis or essay and seminar; internship and project (for public history)
    • Doctoral Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and qualifying exam in 4 fields of history
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 55
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st October 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 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's DegreesGRE General Test, 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbaccalaureate 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 DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Full-time Percentage52%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican, American, Asian, European, gender, German, labor, science and technology, urban/labor, violence, world
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Elizabeth Faue

Professor/Chair

Phone: 313-577-2525
Email: evfaue@wayne.edu

Dr. Eric Ash

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 313-577-2525
Email: ericash@wayne.edu

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