Program Introduction

The Public History specialization at the University of Baltimore has been available to undergraduate history majors for the past two decades. Students enjoy a wide range of internship possibilities in the Baltimore/D.C. area, and a number of history professors partner with local nonprofits to create real-world public history assignments in an urban setting.

Degrees Offered

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

Program Strengths

  • Digital Media
  • Local/Community History
  • Oral History

Credit Hour Requirements

15 credits for specialization.

How Many Students are Admitted Annually


Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

Required. Students pursue their own 3-credit internship placements.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• Smithsonian Institution
• Enoch Pratt Free Library
• Hampton National Historic Site
• Langsdale Library Special Collections
• Baltimore Heritage
• Jewish Museum of Maryland

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

Recent graduates have continued their studies in public history graduate school programs.