Graduate program


Take a few minutes to get to know us — and then drop us a line! We'd love to hear about your background, your interests, & your plans.  Contact any faculty member, or email Dr. Steven J. Livesey, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, or Stella Graves Stuart, Graduate Recruitment Specialist.

Our graduate program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of scientific inquiry as they also acquire the skills and background necessary for conducting specialized research.  The History of Science Collections, with over 94,000 volumes, is a world-class resource on which every student can draw.  The research expertise of the faculty is wide-ranging and marked by a commitment to interdisciplinarity.  Areas of particular strength in our program include:

  1. Medieval and Early Modern Science

  2. Natural and Social Sciences in the Modern World

  3. Science and Religion

  4. History of Science in America

  5. History of Technology

  6. History of Medicine

  7. New Media in History of Science

The department offers programs of study leading to the Doctorate in History of Science; the Master's degree in History of Science; and dual Master's degrees in Library and Information Studies and History of Science. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Professor Steven J. Livesey, our Graduate Admissions Coordinator.

For information about the application process, including a link to the University’s online Application for Admission, click here.