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.

For a more detailed list of potential career opportunities and possible strategies for history majors:

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