Are you fascinated by human cultures, belief systems and societies? Do you want to master skills that can lead to careers not only in history but also technology, education and government? Earning a degree in one of the programs offered by the Department of History at the University of Central Missouri will introduce you to the rich study of history while preparing you for a wide variety of careers.
Whether you’re interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in History, UCM has the program for you:
Excellent career preparation
Small student-to-faculty ratio
Fully online minor and MA options
Focus on digital history
Flexible paths to degrees
Student-run History Club
When you earn a degree from UCM’s Department of History, you’ll enjoy engaging, student-centered courses supported by an active community:
Unlike many degrees that prepare you for a single field or discipline, the study of history provides you with expertise and essential skills that are needed in nearly every industry. Employers and universities across the globe look for candidates with the ability to think critically, research, communicate effectively and work independently or in a group. Our graduates are in high demand thanks to their mastery of these fundamental skills.
Our focus on digital history also means that you’ll have the chance to build websites and write persuasive and engaging pieces that reach a broad audience. These are vital skills in fields such as technology and marketing.
Many of our students go on to prestigious graduate and doctoral programs to study law, history, library science, education and museum studies. Our graduates also go on to successful careers in business, government and journalism.