Program Introduction

Established in 2009, the Public History Program at Auburn University builds upon the history department's longstanding program in Archival Studies. The public history program offers an MA in History, with certification in Public History. Students may also complete an MA in History with certification in Archival Studies.

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History
  • Ph.D. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

MA5

PhD7

Financial Aid Available

Loans
Scholarships
Assistantships
Stipends
Tuition Waiver
In-State Status

Deadline To Apply

See program website for details.

Internship Requirements

The public history program manager works with each student to assess their career goals and match appropriate internships to build experience in the field.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

  • Alabama Power Museum and Archives, Kentucky
  • Historical Society
  • Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
  • Alabama Department of Archives and History
  • AFL-CIO Archives; State and County Historical
  • Societies and Libraries