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History Degree at University of Kansas

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History Degree

The history program at University of Kansas prepares students for careers in politics, publishing, journalism, media and writing, as well as business and commerce, public sector administration, and charity and voluntary sectors. The program focuses on general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing, and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Program courses include: historiography, historical research methods, studies of specific periods, issues and culture, and historic preservation. Get more details below including other Kansas colleges that offer history degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the History Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree118
    Master's Degree7
    Doctorate Degree11

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male96
    Female40

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian5
    Black2
    Hispanic4
    White120
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the History program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Historians

  • Description:

    Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, historians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 17.9% from 2010 to 2020

History Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering History Programs in Kansas

History programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Ottawa University - Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Washburn University

Topeka, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Benedictine College

Atchison, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M)
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Allen Community College

Iola, KS
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • History (A)
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Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

57 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)
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Neosho County Community College

Chanute, KS
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • History (A)