The Graduate Public History Certificate is 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.
- Can be completed at the MA or PhD levels, or by non-matriculated students.
- 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
Submit a letter of application to Dr. Matthew Basso: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application letter should include your name; educational background; experience in public history (paid or unpaid); your interest in the certificate; and your specific public history interests, if applicable.