Research Opportunities

As a history student, it's essential that you learn how to conduct high-level research.

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Gain valuable perspective on today's global society through the study of history.

Contact:
Barton C Shaw, Ph.D.
Professor, History
bcshaw@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3403

Career Opportunities

When you graduate from Cedar Crest College with a history degree, you can be confident that you’re prepared for a successful career in any number of fields and industries. You may choose to put your strong knowledge of history to work in areas such as historic preservation or teaching. You may choose to apply your communication, critical thinking and leadership skills toward a career in business, communication, politics or any number of other fields. You may also choose to pursue additional studies in graduate school or law school. The options are virtually limitless.

Some of the careers particularly well-suited to graduates with a history degree include:

  • Historic preservation, restoration, and site management
  • Education
  • Civil service
  • Law
  • Business
  • Library science
  • Culture-related organizations
  • Social services

Recent graduates of the Cedar Crest history programs have gone on to careers in:

  • Museums and historical societies
  • Legal firms
  • Newspapers
  • Major corporations
  • The national headquarters of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  • The staff of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest warship in America