Program Introduction

Established in 2010, the Public History Concentration at Mars Hill University enrolls 5 to 8 students annually. Mars Hill offers an BA in History with certification in Public History that focuses on museum studies, archives management, and historic preservation. There has been one student graduate the program so far with an expected average of three students graduating per year.

Degrees Offered

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

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Local/Community History
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History

Credit Hour Requirements


Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Job Placement Assistance

Formal assistance is available through the Mars Hill University Career Center. Informal assistance by staff, faculty, and public humanities alumni is also available.

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

Mars Hill University
Tipton Haynes Historical Site