24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This History degree offered by University of Florida serves to prepare students for admission to a Ph.D. program, for a teaching career in high school or community colleges, or for a career in government or business. 


The Department of History at University of Florida offers the following graduate degrees: Master of Arts degree with fields of specialization in African, European, Latin American, and United States history and the Doctor of Philosophy degree with fields of specialization in African, European, Latin American, and United States history, or with a dual major which allows students to combine two minor fields to create their own major fields. We offer minor concentrations in the thematic fields of Atlantic, Gender, Legal, Religious, and World History.

Fields of specialization:

  • African (East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa)
  • European (medieval, early modern, or modern)
  • Latin American (colonial Latin America, post-Colonial Latin America, Brazil, and the Caribbean or Spanish America)
  • United States history (early America, 19th century, 20th century)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of African Agriculture
  • History of West Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • Topics in African History
  • Seminar in Modern Africa
  • Theories and Methods of African History
  • Africa
  • Readings in African History
  • The South to 1860
  • Special Studies
  • Topics in United States History
  • Early American Society
  • Nineteenth Century America
  • Modern America
  • Research in U.S. History
  • Readings in Southern History, 1607-1865
  • Seminar in U.S. Urban History
  • Seminar in American Labor History
  • Seminar in American Foreign Relations and Expansion
  • Seminar in Constitutional or Legal History of the United States
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Topics in East Asian History
  • Topics in British History
  • Topics in European History
  • Readings in Medieval History
  • Conversion in the Middle Ages
  • Ethnicity in the Middle Ages
  • Villages and Peasants in the Middle Ages
  • Economy and Society in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
  • Europe, 1500-1763
  • Readings, Modern Europe
  • Modern German History
  • Readings, Early Modern Europe

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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    30134 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 USD /month
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