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What can I do with a History degree?

As a History graduate, you may be recognized in business and professional communities for your skills and abilities to:

  • Research
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Think and analyze critically
  • Work with multiple sources
  • Account for different perspectives
  • Construct and support an argument
  • Summarize and synthesize information
  • Place events in context
  • Collect and organize data
  • Show sensitivity to cultural diversity, grounded in a solid understanding of the past

History is also a popular foundational degree, which you may use as a springboard into further education. Popular examples include: 

  • Teacher education programs
  • Graduate studies
  • Law school
  • Museum and archival studies
  • Public history programs
  • Library and information systems
  • Business programs
  • TESL

Our graduates end up pursuing a variety of careers. Our alumni are: 

  • Teachers
  • Lawyers
  • School administrators
  • Civil servants
  • Information managers
  • Librarians
  • Financial analysts and advisors
  • Curators
  • Archivists
  • Public historians
  • Researchers
  • Business owners
  • Business managers
  • ESL instructors
  • Marketing coordinators and assistants