Please let us know if you are considering the MA in History or the Museum or Archives and Records Management Certificates so that we can send you more information and applications. Further information and applications may be obtained by calling (937) 775-3111 or from:
Feel free to email or call us with follow up questions. Campus visits are welcomed and encouraged.
Public History is a degree option within the Department of History at Wright State University. Application requirements are the same for both Public History and History. Students are no longer required to submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Scores. In addition to transcripts and letters of recommendation, please include a writing sample (a previous paper assignment, an exhibit review, or other writing example, about 5 pages, double spaced, typed).
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The Department of History awards both Tuition Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships to many students as a means of financial support. An Assistant receives a stipend of several thousand dollars in exchange for limited workmost likely as teaching assistants to professors lecturing to large classes. Assistantships are competitively awarded on the basis of a range of factors, including undergraduate performance and letters of recommendation. Please apply by March 15 to be considered in the earliest round of review for financial support for Fall Semester. Please contact the Department of History for forms if you would like to apply for financial support.
If you have applied for admission to Public History, you may sign up to receive the Enewsletter which will provide information on course registration and student employment opportunities as well as internships, career opportunities, and events. Please contact Dawne Dewey at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Enewsletter.
Contact Public History Graduate Students for Advice
For peer to peer advice about public history at Wright State University, housing, student employment opportunities, and activities, prospective graduate students may contact members of the Wright State University Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists at http://www.wright.edu/studentorgs/saa/officers.html