Program Introduction

The Department of History and Politics at Marymount University offers a minor in Public History, with an emphasis on Historic Preservation. Marymount University is located just minutes from Washington, D.C., giving students an opportunity to take advantage of the city’s many world-class museums. Classes in the program are offered by the university’s Interior Design department as well as the History Department, which includes professors with real-world museum experience.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in History
  • Public History Minor

Program Strengths

  • Historic Preservation

Credit Hour Requirements


How Many Students are Admitted Annually


Deadline To Apply

See program website for details.

Internship Requirements

Not required. Internships are arranged by students with department assistance. Internships range from 3-6 credits.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• Smithsonian
• Babe Ruth Museum
• Museum of American History
• Lee-Custis Mansion
• Frederick Douglass Home
• Alexandria Black History Museum