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American History Concentration

American History Concentration

American History Concentration at Messiah College

Students in Messiah College’s history degree program who concentrate in American history undergo an intensive examination of significant events, people and periods in American history from colonial times to the present. The American history concentration curriculum is enriched by opportunities to work with professors on research; intern at museums, historical archives and governmental agencies; study abroad for a semester and shorter term; teach in local schools; and train in archaeology locally and abroad.

Career options for graduates of the American history concentration:

  • Museum curator
  • Researcher
  • Teacher 
  • Historical preservationist
  • Public historian
  • Archivist
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Lawyer

History Major

The American history concentration is offered through the History major.
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