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Career Opportunities

Earning a History degree is effective preparation for any field in which precise understanding, analysis, and interpretation are important. Therefore, many career paths exist for history majors. The kinds of critical reasoning and writing abilities that historical study promotes are invaluable in numerous professions.

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional positions, including:

  • Analyst, Researcher
  • Archivist
  • Broadcaster
  • Campaign Worker
  • Congressional Aide
  • Consultant
  • Documentary Editor / Producer
  • Editor, Journalist
  • Educator
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Information Manager, Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Lawyer, Paralegal, Legal Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist, Advocate
  • Museum Administrator
  • Politician
  • Public Historian

Click here for additional career information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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