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Graduate Certificate in Public History Coming in Fall 2017


Beginning Fall semester 2017 the History Department at the University of Utah will offer a Public History Certificate designed to prepare graduate students for a range of careers in public history institutions. The program combines rigorous training in historical methods and theory with practical, real world experience.

  • The certificate requires a total of 18 credit hours and includes a core course in Public History methodology and two required internships along with elective courses drawn from across the University.
  • May be completed at either the MA or PhD level.
  • Previous students have completed Internships at local and regional institutions including the Utah Division of State History, Utah State Archives, the Natural History Museum of Utah, the Hill Aerospace Museum, the J, Willard Marriott Library, and the LDS Church History Department and Museum.
  • Graduate Research Assistantships are available through the University’s American West Center.

More information will be published as it becomes available. Keep an eye on this and our social media pages for updates.

Last Updated: 5/25/17