Graduate: History

What Can You Do With An Graduate Degree in History?

Information and Options for History


History Related Skills

  • Ability to Communicate with Diverse Groups of People
  • Analyzing Events, Ideas, and Information
  • Cataloguing
  • Collecting
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Debating
  • Decision Making
  • Developing a World View
  • Examining Evidence
  • Explaining the Present by Relating It to the Past
  • Knowledge of Particular Time Periods/ Regions
  • Organization
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Researching
  • Writing

Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Adjunct History Professor
  • Architectural Historian
  • Archivist
  • Biographer
  • Congressional Aide
  • Contract Historian
  • Cultural Specialist
  • Demographer
  • Director
  • Documentary Editor
  • Historical Photographer
  • Interpreter
  • Lecturer
  • Legislative Staff
  • Librarian
  • Media Consultant
  • Museum Curator
  • Park Ranger
  • Preservationist
  • Researcher
  • Restoration Architect
  • Technical Writer
  • Urban Planner
  • Writer/Journalist

Employers of History Majors

  • Advocacy Groups
  • Archaeological Firms
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Consulting Firms
  • Cultural Centers
  • Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Historic Preservation Organizations
  • Historical Societies
  • Indigenous Population Organizations
  • Libraries
  • Legislators
  • Museums and Archives
  • Nature Centers
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Peace Corps
  • Political Organizations
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Preservation Boards
  • Private Foundations
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Research Institutes
  • Travel and Tourism Agencies
  • Zoos and Aquariums

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