"A nation which does not know what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do." —Woodrow Wilson

Why History at Andrews

Careers in History

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A history degree is your first step towards a successful career. Become an archivist, teacher, historian, museum worker and more. You'll be prepared to work in fields like government, law and business. A BA in history also gives a strong foundation for graduate studies if you pursue law school or an advanced degree.

Annual Salaries

Archivists, Curators and Museum Workers
$44,410
Historian
$52,480

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012

Successful Andrews Alumni

Former U.S. Ambassador
Republic of Suriname
Director
Adventist Learning Community
General Council
University of Redlands

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Our history program includes courses in American, European and non-western history, foreign language training, hands-on experience in historical research, and an introduction to philosophy and theory. You'll enjoy classes like American Experience and will stand out in the field with an internship under your belt.