The PhD program in History is one of the leading programs in the country that specifically emphasizes World History as a primary field. The department’s 19 full-time faculty members offer courses spanning the globe: from Asia to Africa to Latin America to Europe to the United States. Interdisciplinary and multidimensional, the program has particular strengths in gender, social, cultural, and legal history.
The Network Science PhD program provides tools and concepts for understanding the structure and dynamics of networks across a wide range of domains, including human behavior, socio-technical infrastructures, and biological agents and epidemic diseases and engages faculty across Northeastern's colleges.
The PhD in Sociology is designed to attract students who wish to develop a broad base of sociological knowledge and to engage in original research. The degree equips students to embark on academic careers in leading institutions of higher education.
Northeastern offers customizable courses of study, flexible formats, and challenging work experiences that propel careers forward.