Admissions Procedures


Graduate College Materials

Your online application will go directly to the BGSU Graduate College. Please have all post-secondary transcripts sent to the following address:

Graduate Admissions
200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Electronic transfer:

Request additional information about graduate programs in History here.

Apply online to the Graduate College or pay application fee here.

Department of History Materials

In addition to the general Graduate College requirements, an applicant to the Master’s program should submit the following items to the Department of History along with the application for admission form:

  • At least three letters of recommendation from professors of history or a related field;
  • Evidence of ability to engage in research and writing, such as a copy of a seminar paper or an undergraduate thesis;
  • A statement of purpose describing your area of research interest, your motivations for coming to graduate school, and your aspirations following receipt of the graduate degree.
  • A resume or c.v.

The above Department of History materials are submitted with the online application.

For admission for fall semester and priority consideration for an assistantship, the application deadline is January 15. For admission without consideration for an assistantship, the application deadlines are December 1 for the spring semester, April 1 for the summer semester, and July 15 for the fall semester.

For further information, please contact:

        Dr. Rebecca Mancuso, Graduate Coordinator, Department of History
        Email:      Phone: (419) 372-7424

Updated: 05/15/2023 09:59AM