What can you do with an undergraduate History major or minor?

History majors and minors acquire many skills that prepare them for dynamic and rewarding careers upon graduation.

Build your Career Skills

As a History major or minor, you will gain invaluable skills that will elevate you to the next level of your career goals. Explore what effective writing, critical analysis and research skills, interdisciplinary thinking and training and curiosity and inquisitiveness mean for you.

Career Options

Now that you’ve got the skills and what they mean for you. You can get that dream job too!

History Job Titles

  • Advertising
  • Advocate
  • Analyst
  • Archivist
  • Broadcaster
  • Business Executive
  • Campaign worker
  • Consultant
  • Congressional Aide
  • And don’t forget: Editor, Foreign Service Officer, Foundation Staffer, Information Specialist, Intelligence Agent, Journalist, Legal Assistant, Lobbyist, Personnel Manager, Public Relations, Canvasser, or Teacher.

What else can you do? Stop by the American Historical Association for more career resources

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AHA Career Resources - find job postings, data on history professions and career contacts

AHA History Majors - find what you can do with a History degree and more

Classroom to Career Hub Majors to Careers

The American Historical Association isn't the only resource for History career information. Check out the Classroom to Career Hub's Majors to Careers resource guide.

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Department of History Contact Information

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Campus Location:
Temporarily in King Center, Room 406
(3/25/24- approx. 8/1/24)

Central Classroom Building, Room 211
(Permanent location)

Mailing Address:
MSU Denver
Department of History
1201 5th St., Campus Box 27
Denver, CO 80204