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History Education

History majors learn to think broadly as they develop skills in critical analysis, research, and oral, written and digital communication. In addition, by working with the College of Education, history education students prepare to teach history, geography and social studies in secondary schools. 


Graduates in history education pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of critical thinking, history and analysis. 

Alumni work at: 

  • Michigan Information and Research Service
  • GiveWell
  • Michigan House of Representatives
  • Secondary schools
  • Quicken Loans
  • Orange County Regional History Center
  • U.S. Department of State

Alumni work as: 

  • Teachers and educators
  • Legislative assistants
  • Campaign managers
  • Museum services associates
  • Research analysts

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