Public/Applied History

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#1 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is known for being a highly selective school.

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#2 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University is known for being a fairly selective school.

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About Public/Applied History

A program that focuses on the application of history and administrative skills to the recording of public events and the management of related historical resources. Includes instruction in historical research methods, the planning and administration of public history projects, and applications to specific problems in public organizations, government agencies, foundations, and other facilities.

For all the 259 degrees awarded in Public/Applied History per year, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 11 students earning degrees at the Doctors degree research scholarship level across the US, 64% percent identify as women and 36% percent identify as men. While students at schools all over the US study Public/Applied History, Tennessee 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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Majoring in Public/Applied History, your education can be applied to different careers. Public/Applied History majors go on to pursue jobs including History Teachers, Postsecondary and Curators which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Public/Applied History majors include History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians and Curators.

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Student Demographics

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Female Students
7 (63%)
Male Students
4 (36%)

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