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At the University of North Texas, students can earn a Ph.D. in Military History by studying, analyzing, and discussing the history of warfare in every era and culture – and on every point on the globe. UNT has a distinguished reputation as an international leader in the careful analysis of the causes, conduct and termination of conflict from the ancient to the present.
Understanding military history is crucial in analyzing world politics, and UNT is committed to the research, teaching, and public presentation of this fundamental aspect of human history. A UNT Ph.D. in Military History will prepare you to enhance the public's understanding of the interrelationship between war, society, technology, domestic politics and international relations.
Areas of study for doctoral students:
The knowledge and skills students gain while earning a history degree offer excellent
preparation for a seemingly endless variety of occupations. Students of history learn
to analyze and evaluate evidence with care, to communicate persuasively and clearly,
and to understand diverse perspectives and experiences.
Many history majors directly apply course content to fulfilling careers as historians, museum professionals, historical interpreters, researchers, writers, filmmakers, and educators. According to the American Historical Association, history graduates work in almost every field imaginable, ranging from financial services to healthcare to community and social services and beyond.
Particularly large numbers of history majors leverage their critical thinking and communication skills for careers in business administration or management, sales, and in the legal profession. Earning an undergraduate degree in history also offers students excellent preparation for graduate school, launching them on pathways toward careers in fields such as higher education, journalism, law, and public policy.