Public History Undergraduate Specialization and Certificate
Last Updated: February 4, 2021
304 Humanities and Social Sciences Building
981 Grant Street
Indiana, PA 15705
Dr. Jeanine Mazak-Kahne
Established in 2019, the B.A. in History with a specialization in Public History is designed for students interested in interpreting and creating history. Students can take courses in archival studies, digital history, museum studies, and oral history. Through these types of courses, public history students develop practical skills what will help them secure employment in libraries, museums, archives, national parks, heritage sites, media and corporations. Furthermore, this specialization prepares students for graduate study in more specialized fields such as historic preservation, information sciences, library and archival science, material culture conservation, and museum curation.
- B.A. in History
- B.A. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History
- B.A. in Public History
- Archival Practices
- Digital Media
- Local/Community History
- Museum Studies
- Oral History
Credit Hour Requirements
Total credits for B.A.: 120. Total credits for certificate program: 18.
Financial Aid Available
The History Department offers scholarship opportunities to students. Please see https://www.iup.edu/history/ for more details, or contact program advisor.
Deadline To Apply
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Job Placement Assistance
The capstone course readies students for the job market.