University of South Carolina

College of Arts and Sciences

Public History Program


Graduate Office

Suite 304

Columbia, SC 29208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- Public History, Ph.D.-History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Public History Program at the University of South Carolina is one of the oldest and largest public history programs in the United States. Students may earn a M.A. in public history or a Ph.D. with a minor field in public history. Historic preservation, material culture and museum studies, and archives are the three areas of specialization.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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