Top Public/Applied History All Programs - 2021

For all the 231 degrees awarded in Public/Applied History per year, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 231 students earning degrees across the US, 68% percent identify as women and 32% percent identify as men. While students at schools all over the US study Public/Applied History, Idaho has the most graduates. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Public/Applied History is $42,000.

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See where Public/Applied History is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Public/Applied History

If you’re interested in Public/Applied History, then you should consider these top colleges, including St. Mary's University, Cairn University-Langhorne and Salem State University. St. Mary's University is our best ranked institution for a degree in Public/Applied History with 8 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Public/Applied History Majors

Majoring in Public/Applied History, your education can be applied to different careers. Public/Applied History majors go on to pursue jobs including Regulatory Affairs Managers and History Teachers, Postsecondary which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Public/Applied History majors include History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians and Curators.

Top Paying Careers for Public/Applied History

  1. History Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $75,170)
  2. Historians   (Median Wage: $63,680)
  3. Curators   (Median Wage: $54,570)
  4. Archivists   (Median Wage: $53,950)
  5. Museum Technicians and Conservators   (Median Wage: $44,430)
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