Program Introduction

Established in Fall 2012, the B.A. History: Applied History program at Mansfield University (formerly known as the B.A. History: Public History program) admits 1-2 students each year. The program provides interdisciplinary training, with coursework in History, Art, Art History, Communication, and Graphic Design. Two students have graduated from the program and are currently pursuing either graduate study in public history or are employed in the field.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Local/Community History

Credit Hour Requirements

42 credits

How Many Students are Admitted Annually

BA1-2

Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

The program requires a six-credit internship. Students choose where they want to complete the internship. Sometimes, the internships are paid (as in the agency pays them), but typically they are not.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

Daniel Boone Homestead, Baumstown, Pennsylvania

Old Barracks Museum, Trenton, New Jersey

Job Placement Assistance

Job placement assistance is arranged through Career Services at Mansfield University.

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

Historic Sugartown