Ph.D. in Public History

crmThe Ph.D. in Public History at Middle Tennessee State University is an innovative, practice-based, individualized program of study. Offered by the Department of History in partnership with the Center for Historic Preservation, the Albert Gore Research Center,  and the Center for Popular Music, the program provides a community of nationally recognized scholars and cultural heritage professionals cooperating to train the next generation of leaders in the field of public history.  For additional information on our graduate programs in history, please contact the department's Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Pippa Holloway, by e-mail at, or by phone at 615-904-8149. Students interested in public history may also contact the department's Director of Public History, Dr. Rebecca Conard, by email at, or by phone at 615-898-2423. For general inquiries about the graduate program please contact the department's Executive Aid, Kelle Knight, by email at or by phone at (615) 898-5798.

Graduate Catalog 2013-2014
Professional Residency
Financial Support
How to Apply

Ph.D. Public History Student Handbook (Rev. Fall 2015)
History Department scholarships
Student Learning Outcomes History Graduate Seminars 
Student Learning Outcomes Public History Graduate Seminars
Student Portfolios
Course Descriptions