HISTORY

The degree in history is for students interested in preparing for further graduate study in history, and or for students who are current or prospective secondary school teachers of history and social studies. Graduates of the program go on to careers in teaching, business, law, government, administration, and other fields related to history.

 

 

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Related Career Titles for History

Anthropologist

Archeologist

Archivist

Biographer

College and University Professor

Community Relations Director

Congressional Aide

Consultant

Consumer Advocate

Counselor

Criminologist

Demographer

Economist

Editor

FBI / CIA Agent

Foreign News Correspondent

Foreign Service Officer

Genealogist

Government Official

Historian

Historic Preservation Specialist

Historic Site Tour Guide

Historical Society Staff Member

Insurance Agent

Intelligence Analyst

International Relations Specialist

Journalist

Lawyer

Lecturer

Librarian

Lobbyist

Market Research Analyst

Media Consultant

Museum Curator

Museum Technicians

Park Ranger

Peace Corps / Vista Worker

Political Scientist

Psychologist

Public Relations Specialist

Research Assistant

Sociologist

Social Studies Teacher

Specialist Writer / Author

Stock Broker

Technical Writer

Travel Agent

Urban Administrator

Urban Planner

 

 

 

Industries That Hire History Majors

Advertising

Management Consulting

Communications and Broadcasting

Bureau of the Census

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Department of State

Education Services

Financial Services

Museums

Legal Services

Local and State Government

Publishing

Peace Corps

Social Service Agencies

Political Campaigns

Political Parties

Media

Museums and Archives

Travel and Tour Services

Consulting Services

Corrections & Court Systems

Health and Human Services

Transportation Services

Community Development Agencies

Libraries

Parks & Recreation Facilities

Police & Fire Protection

High Schools

State and Local Governments

Research Foundations

Colleges and Universities

Transportation 

 

 

 

Web Sites for History Majors

 

The American Historical Association

 

Organization of American Historians

 

SHOT: Society for the History of Technology

 

 

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