History Handbook

Graduate Study in History

Graduate Study in History

Graduate study in history at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels is required for anyone who wishes to consider a career as a college professor. A number of the career paths above may also require or strongly advise graduate training. There are many factors to consider when choosing a graduate program that best matches your interests and career plans. You should work with your faculty history advisor during your junior year so that you can evaluate your options more fully. You may also wish to consult the following site sponsored by the American Historical Association.


For more information:

Marc Harris
Dr. Marc L. Harris
Associate Professor of History
Arts and Humanities

Office: C129D Smith Building
Phone: 814-949-5242
Email: @psu.edu

Steven Andrews
Dr. Steven C. Andrews
Instructor in History
Arts and Humanities

Office: C122 Smith Building
Phone: 814-949-5355
Email: @psu.edu