|General Requirements:||Statement of Purpose*|
|TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)|
|Program-Specific Requirements:||Letters of Recommendation (3)|
|Graduate Record Examination (GRE)|
|Writing Sample Two** (optional)|
|Description of Research/Work Experience|
|Application Deadlines:||December 15, 2020 (Fall 2021 domestic/international)|
*Other than the required questions for the Statement of Purpose asked by the University of Maryland, the History Department asks applicants to include content that emphasizes academic and research interests: (a) what is the applicant interested in studying and why, (b) what the applicant might be interested in working on for the M.A. thesis or Ph.D. dissertation and (c) how the applicant’s prior education has provided good training for graduate work in the particular field of interest.
**Research paper of about 20 pages, uploaded to the Upload Requirements section of the application.