A degree in history can quite literally take you anywhere, anytime. Tell the stories of our ancestors while honing your critical thinking, writing, and research skills.
Debunking History Myths
Professor John Daly debunks five of the most commonly believed myths about history.
What Can I Do with a History Degree?
Careers in law, business management, finance, education, public relations, journalism, libraries, archives, museums, and more are all open to History graduates. Countless fields value the skills that our history majors develop.
Our program consists of engaging classroom experiences which allow students to deepen their knowledge of history. Outside of the classroom, students have opportunities to broaden their horizons and expand their social and professional networks. Get involved through:
- Student teach in Alaska
- Study Abroad
- Conference Presentations
- History Forum Club
- Undergraduate & Graduate Research
- National History Honors Society
Flexible Graduate Study
Life is complex. We recognize that many of our graduate students have careers and/or families. Whether you are interested in a professional Social Studies certification, pursuing a public history or museum career, seeking a pathway to doctoral study, or further career development, our Master’s program can be completed part-time or full-time, in-person, online, or hybrid.
My Brockport Experience
Study History at Brockport
The Origin of Earth Day
Professor explains how the annual celebration of Earth Day came to be, and why it’s crucial that we continue to care for planet Earth.