12 months
764 USD/credit 25212 USD/year
764 USD/credit 25212 USD/year
749 USD/credit 24717 USD/year
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Public History graduates at Central Connecticut State University are front-line interpreters bringing historical knowledge to a broad public audience beyond the traditional academic classroom. 


Working in such varied institutions as museums, government agencies and heritage destination sites, public historians expand on the research skills and content knowledge of traditionally trained historians to incorporate new sources of historical evidence such as oral history and material culture.

Learning Outcomes

Students in the Public History program at Central Connecticut State University will be expected to:

  • Conduct original research;
  • Interpret primary sources;
  • Evaluate the historiography of a specific historical topic;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of public history practices and techniques; and
  • Communicate effectively with a non-academic or client-based audience.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • The Professional Historian
    • Historiography
    • Seminar in Public History
    • Topics in Public History (taken twice with different topics)
    • Public History Internship
    • Public History Research Project

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    33 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • An Affidavit of Support (Declaration of Finance) form
    • Official transcripts and records of undergraduate and graduate studies from all institutions attended.
    • Original translations of academic records.
    • An original foreign credentials course-by-course evaluation report from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
    • Unless waived by the University, proof of competency in English

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      25212 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      25212 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      24717 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 749 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for New Britain

    1100 - 1600 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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