Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of American Religious History

This program is offered in cooperation with the Department of Religion.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs, and the specific requirements of the Doctor of Philosophy in the field of history

Of the three fields required for the General Examination, one field must come from the list of major American fields noted below and one from the Department of Religion (typically history of religion in America).  Major fields in American history include:  Early America (to 1815), 19th-century America (1815–1900), and 20th-century America (1900–). The third field will normally be topical (e.g. U.S. Cultural History,  Historic Preservation, Gender and Women’s History).

All candidates may choose to be examined in one minor field other than history if it is relevant to the program of study.