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Public History

La Salle University

12 months
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820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
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About

La Salle University’s Public History program will provide graduates with both historical content knowledge and professional skills need for successful careers in Public History by offering:a general introduction to Public History, an understanding of and facility in basic historiographical skills, an overview of American History, An in-depth history of Philadelphia.

Overview

The Public History program is offered at the La Salle University.

Careers

A wide range of career opportunities are available to public historians in museums, archives, historical societies, public and private libraries, historical sites, national parks, audiovisual and digital arts media, corporations, and nonprofit agencies. Public historians also frequently collaborate with anthropologists, archaeologists, librarians, architects, and public officials. Jobs in the field of Public History are listed by, among others, the American Historical Association, the National Council on Public History, and the Public History Resource Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Histography -Research and Histography
  • Readings in American History
  • History of Philadelphia
  • Visualizing History
  • Oral History: Theory and Practice
  • Museum Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In most cases candidates for admission to the M.A. in History with a Concentration in Public History program should meet the following admissions criteria: 18 hours of undergraduate coursework in history or a related discipline 
  •  In addition, candidates must present an acceptable score on the Graduate Record Exam General Test (native speakers of a language other than English must submit TOEFL scores). 
  • Additional application materials include transcripts of all undergraduate course work, two letters of recommendation, a brief personal statement (250-500 words), and a writing sample (preferably from an undergraduate research paper).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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