Career Paths

A Bachelor of Arts History program is designed to prepare students for entrance into specialized graduate programs and to assist those students who plan careers in professions such as:

  • Education
  • Law (May want to consider History w/ Paralegal Studies)
  • Business and Management
  • Government and Politics
  • Journalism
  • Museum Work
  • Research
  • Historical Preservation

The history program at Kutztown University offers an emphasis on reading, interpreting information, and expressing decisions through writing. These are the foundations for almost any future career. Business and industry commonly employ history graduates because of their advanced writing, analytic, and research skills. Visit our alumni page to see what former students have to say about their time at KU as a history major.

Quotation Mark

"A history major is well-equipped to work many positions available in the public sector. I urge prospective history majors to think outside of the box and consider all the different career paths they can pursue with the unique skills they will develop."

Erich Lenz, '16 History major

The Career Development Center has numerous events and resources to help you create and reach your career goals.

Start by logging into Handshake to schedule a career coaching appointment!