Central Connecticut State University

School of Graduate Studies

Public History M.S.


P.O. Box 4010

New Britain, CT 06050

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teacher Certification - History - Grades 7-12, M.S. - History, Teacher Certification - History - Grades 7-12

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Public historians are front-line interpreters, bringing historical knowledge to a broad public audience beyond the traditional academic classroom. The Masters of Arts in Public History is designed to prepare students for careers in history museums, historical societies, historic preservation, cultural resource management, government agencies, heritage tourism, and other fields in which history is presented to public and client-based audiences. The degree also provides K-12 history educators with tools to energize their classroom teaching. Students receive traditional training in the areas of historical research, writing, and interpretation, along with job specific skills and the hands-on experience necessary to become efficient and ethical stewards of the past. This degree is also appropriate for those seeking to pursue further study in American history or public history at the doctoral level.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

Find Schools