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History Department
Rutgers University, Camden
429 Cooper St.
Camden, NJ 08102

Dr. Lorrin Thomas, Chair
(856) 225-2656

Dr. Kate Epstein, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
(856) 225-2721

Sharon Smith, Secretary
(856) 225-6080
Fax: (856) 225-6806

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Admission Requirements

All applications to Rutgers graduate programs should be completed and filed online at Applications for September admission to the Rutgers-Camden M.A. program in History must be completed no later than July 1. For January admission, applications must be completed by November 15.

Applicants for full-time graduate study* need to submit:

  • Transcripts showing satisfactory completion of undergraduate courses (Applicants should normally exhibit a B average in their previous academic work with evidence of distinction in their work in history)
  • Results of the Graduate Record Examination
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample of no more than 15 pages

For more information about the History graduate program, send an e-mail request to Graduate Director Janet Golden:

*Some requirements may be waived for students interested in part-time graduate study. Please consult with the graduate director for more information.