Professions for History and Political Science, Bachelor of Arts

Historians examine the people, institutions, ideas, and events of the past and present. As a History major, you will develop valuable skills in research, analysis, and oral and written communication.

Representative job titles and areas of specialization:

  • Administrator/Director of Historical Societies
  • Archival Management
  • Archives Technician
  • Community Development
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Congressional Staff Member
  • Consumer Affairs Specialist
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Customs Officer
  • Documentary Editor
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Elected Public Official
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Genealogist
  • Grant Proposal Planner
  • Historian/Researcher
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Lobbyist
  • Management in Retail/Industry
  • Museum Display Coordinator
  • Museum Educator
  • Museum Technician
  • Public Administrator
  • Public History
  • Researcher/Writer
  • Teacher