Careers in History

A major that gives back
A major that gives back

Career Possibilities in History

The conversation usually goes something like this…
“What are you going to study? What are you going to do with that major?”

We know that with any college commitment, outcome is king, so we’ll help you build versatile skills that’ll make you marketable, hirable, and secure. We’ll help you discover your passion. So you can let your curiosity move you.

With your History degree, you’ll be trained to think critically, write well, analyze material thoroughly, and work with different types of mediums.

Our highly skilled, versatile graduates are dismantling the popular myth that history majors can only become history teachers. More frequently, our graduates take on careers in business, law, non-profit management, government service, and elected office. Our graduates are sought-after professionals who know how to think critically, to communicate effectively, and to work digitally and technically. They’re ready for their futures within their chosen industries.

And their history degrees give back, too. This Wall Street Journal survey found a history major increases one’s salary by 81 percent. Graduates with a history degree also have very low unemployment rates and enjoy high earnings potential.