Bachelor’s Degree in History, St. Louis | Maryville University

BACHELOR’S IN HISTORY

BACHELOR’S
IN HISTORY

HISTORY

 
Interpret the Past,
Understand the
Present.

Interpret the Past, Understand the Present.

The study of history enables us to reconstruct and analyze the past, in order to
comprehend the world we live in today.

The History program at Maryville University provides a focus for a balanced liberal arts education as well as valuable communication, research and analytical skills.

History careers can include anything from research or teaching positions, to a museum curatorship or an archival administration role. Moreover, a history degree will prepare you for professional and graduate school entrance exams in fields such as the law, international relations, library science, urban planning and business administration.

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Maryville University students in chemistry lab

Paula Curran, a history major, was one of three students in the Bascom Honors program who spent a semester abroad at Oxford University in England. She had the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the world, different cultures and themselves, thanks to the Mother Marion Bascom Honors Scholarship Fund.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

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Located in the heart of the metropolitan St. Louis region, Maryville University provides opportunities for history internships in many of its museums, archives and libraries including:

• Missouri History Museum
• St. Louis Art Museum
• Gateway Arch National Park
• The State Historical Society of Missouri

 

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

ONLINE HISTORY PROGRAM

Bachelor’s in History Online

HLC Accredited
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
Kiplingers Best College Values Private 2018
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Forbes Americas Top Colleges
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes

THE BIG PICTURE

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for archivists and curators is expected to grow, spurred by an increasing volume of records and information to be organized and made accessible by public and private institutions, as well as an increasing public interest in museums and other cultural centers. Jobs for history majors are expected to increase 13% through 2026.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$85,350

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MEDIAN

$47,360


JOB GROWTH

13%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

4,200 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

41
%
MUSEUMS
25
%
GOVERNMENT
19
%
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Gain critical thinking skills by studying the past, and open up endless possibilities for your future with a degree in history.
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