History Education

History Education

Department of History majors learn to think broadly, and they develop skills in critical analysis, research, and oral, written and digital communication. They grow as informed citizens. And they find the joy of making new discoveries and conquering great challenges. In addition, by working with the College of Education, History Education majors prepare to teach History, Geography, and Social Studies in secondary schools.

Uncommon Pursuits.

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. State Department

Alumni work as:

  • Teachers and educators
  • Legislative Assistants
  • Campaign Managers
  • Museum Services Associates
  • Research Analysts

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