Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Arts and Sciences > Department of History > Careers
What can you do with a degree in history? Almost anything! Many FHSU history graduates have gone on to teach, write, practice medicine or law, or enter a variety of for-profit and non-profit positions. The research and communication skills you gain with this liberal arts degree prepares you for a wide variety of career options, such as:• Archivist• Journalist• Analyst• Lawyer• Congressional aide• Librarian• Government employee• Military personnel• Historic preservationist• Museum curator• Historical researcher• Physician• Historical society leadership• Social studies teacher• Information specialist• University/college professorIn recent years, FHSU alumni have been teaching at a variety of high schools throughout Kansas, as well as working for-profit and non-profit organizations such as the Department of Defense, Kansas National Education Association, University of Texas, US Air Force, the Littleton Historical Museum and others. Read more about some of our successful history graduates.If you have a passion for history, but you are still having trouble envisioning the right career path for yourself, visit Fort Hays State University’s Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center or contact the Department of History to speak with a faculty advisor. You may also be interested in visiting the
American Historical Association to find additional career resources and lots of other useful information.
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