Public History Programs
Public History communicates the past to the public in a multitude of ways. The breadth of opportunities spans the imagination.
- Historical Societies
- Film and Television
- Newspapers and Magazines
If your career ambitions include any of the following:
- Contract Historian
- Corporate Historian
- Documentary Editor
- Museum Researcher
- Historical Preservationist
- Cultural Resource Manager
- Independent Entrepreneur
CONSIDER the Public History Alternative!
The Department of History offers a certificate program for undergraduates and an emphasis within the Master of Arts program for graduate students.
Why Should You Explore Options in Public History?
JOBS: The Public History alternative opens up a host of opportunities that allow you to use your college training.
FLEXIBILITY: Placement in the public sector can be short-term or long-term. It can provide a supplemental income or be quite lucrative in itself.
INDIVIDUALITY: Work in public history can meld a variety of your interests. Therefore, the sequence of coursework is tailored to your individual interests and goals.
For more information on Public History, please contact:
Dr. Leisl Carr Childers
Department of History
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0701
Phone: (319) 273-7503