Farm Workers Picking Oranges

History Degree Careers

What career options are available to History majors?

For decades History majors have pursued careers in law, education, public service, journalism, and the arts. History students are trained to think critically, write persuasively, read analytically, and question the world around them. These valuable skills are crucial to success in a rapidly changing world, economy, and society. If you want to learn about the successful and diverse career paths of former History majors, the American Historical Association has recently collected data as well as personal stories from many people who made the decision to pursue a degree in History. Please follow the links below:

American Historical Association - Careers for History Majors
American Historical Association - Jobs & Professional Development
AHA Perspective on History - WHAT TO DO WITH A BA IN HISTORY