Program Introduction

Established in 2006, the Public History Program at Stevenson University admits five to eight students each year. The program offers a BS in Public History. Approximately fifty students have graduated from the program, with a current average of six students graduating annually.

Degrees Offered

  • Other

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Historical Archaeology
  • Local/Community History
  • Other

Credit Hour Requirements

120 credit hours with 45 of those hours in History/Public History

How Many Students are Admitted Annually


Financial Aid Available

Stevenson University Scholarships
Yellow Ribbon School for Veterans

Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

Internships generally are unpaid and accrue 3 credits for each 120 hours of internship experience up to a total of 9 credits. The student and the program director are involved in determining where and when an internship will be undertaken.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

  • National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH
  • Archives of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution
  • Monocacy National Battlefield of the National Park Service
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • Baltimore Museum of Industry
  • B&O Museum
  • Museum and Archives of the National Guard Foundation of the United States
  • National Archives
  • Glenn L Martin Aviation Museum
  • Stevenson University Archives
  • Maryland Center for Military History
  • US Army Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • Maryland State Archives
  • Baltimore City Archives

Job Placement Assistance

Students work with Stevenson University Career Services and the Public History Program in order to obtain employment after graduation. Some employers hiring our graduates in the last five years: NIH, Library of Congress, National Park Service, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Stevenson University.

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

• National Park Service (Hampton Mansion/Fort McHenry)
• NIH Human Genome Project
• US Department of State
• Baltimore Museum of Industry
• The Flag House of Baltimore
• Babe Ruth Birthplace and Sports Legends Museum
• Washington College
• Stevenson University
• Loyola University
• U.S. Navy