Degree Programs – History


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Bachelor of Arts in History

Semesters: Open
Duration: 2 Years
Cost: $15,000+
(Before Financial Aid)

National Avg. Salary $70,300 Job Growth Rate 6.1% Recommended Degree Bachelor's

• Bureau of labor statistics Low = $52,500 Average = $75,550 High= $115,000

What Career Paths does this Degree Program offer

• Academic researcher
• Archivist
• Heritage manager
• Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
• Museum education officer
• Museum/gallery curator
• Museum/gallery exhibitions officer
• Secondary school teacher


History is the study of the past, particularly as it has been communicated through writing. However, a degree in history does not simply mean that you have memorized a string of dusty names and dates. Rather, a history degree teaches you to draw lines of cause and effect through time, to interpret past events and documents, and to piece together disparate pieces of information into one coherent whole. A history degree can prepare you for a career in teaching, research, or public relations, among many other job prospects. As a history major, you’ll develop an attention to detail, the ability to synthesize ideas, and strong research skills, which will all be of value to prosective employers.

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