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New M.A. Degree in Applied History
Interested in practicing hands-on history? Check out our new M.A. in Applied History and Public Humanities!
Fall 2022 Course Descriptions Available!
Browse through descriptions of our course offerings for Fall Semester 2022!
Careers in Public and Applied History
Do you want a career in hands-on history? Add a Museums and Archives Certificate to your History Major!
I am drawn to Oberlin for a multitude of reasons, but many encompass their dedication to telling the 'true' history, even the difficult stories. My history major is vital in my ability to think critically as I plan programs, remain inclusive to all narratives, and maintain strong communication with the rest of my team.
— Stephanie Bohnak, '20,
On her new position as Museum Education and Tour Manager at Oberlin Heritage Center in Oberlin, OH
Prof. Kevin Kern joins Ray Horner on WAKR to discuss important black political figures. They talk lesser known names such as Wentworth Cheswell, who was elected town Constable of Newmarket, New Hampshire in 1768, to national figures like Dr. Martin Luther King.