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American History Concentration

American History Concentration

American History at Messiah College

Students who major in history with a concentration in American history undergo an intensive examination of significant events, people and periods in American history from colonial times to the present. Coursework 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.

Job 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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