Program Introduction

Established in 2012, the Public History Program at Arkansas Tech University admits 3-5 students each year. The program offers a BA in Public History. The program is new, but there have been six graduates, two of which immediately obtained jobs in the field.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Digital Media
  • Historic Preservation
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History
  • Publishing

Credit Hour Requirements

120

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

BA3

Financial Aid Available

Financial aid information can be found at: http://www.atu.edu/finaid/

Deadline To Apply

July 11 for Fall Semester, 1 December for Spring Semester

Internship Requirements

Required. Internships are arranged or approved by the director. 300 hours for 3 credits. Most are not paid.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

  • Arkansas History Commission
  • Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
  • ¬†Faulkner County Museum
  • Gulf Coast Athletic Commission

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

  • Arkansas History Commission
  • Arkansas Historic Preservation Program