Published Date

May 1, 2020

Resource Type

AHA Resource, For Departments, For Professional Development, For the Classroom

AHA Topics

Academic Departmental Affairs, Career Paths, Professional Life, Teaching & Learning, The History Major, Undergraduate Education

This resource is part of the AHA’s Department Advocacy Toolkit.

What careers do history majors pursue? How does history contribute to a well-rounded education? Answers to these and other questions can be found on this page of resources curated especially for use by Career Counselors and Academic Advisers.

Are you a faculty member? Consider forwarding this page to your university career center or academic advising center. Are you a career counselor or academic adviser? Dig in! Are you a student considering a degree in history? These resources should help you have an informed conversation with your academic adviser or career counselor.


What do students learn in history?

What can students do with a history degree?