THE UNC HISTORY GRADUATE PROGRAM

Students who arrive at UNC with a B.A. degree become M.A. students. Upon completing all the requirements for the M.A. (usually 3 semesters), they become Ph.D. students. After they have completed their coursework, passed comprehensive examinations, and defended their dissertation prospectus, students become Ph.D. candidates.

Overview of M.A. Requirements

Overview of PhD Requirements

PhD Candidacy

Field Requirements at a Glance