Career Placement

Placement for History M.A. Graduates

Although the vast majority of our M.A. program graduates go on to doctoral study in history, a number also choose law school or advanced work in another discipline.  And some program graduates use their educations as springboards to full-time employment.  In recent years, M.A. graduates have gone on to further study or found permanent employment at the following institutions:


Boston University

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Emory University

Florida State University

Kent State University

University of Kentucky

University of Michigan

University of Nebraska

Notre Dame University

Ohio State University

University of Buffalo

University of Alabama

Architect of the U.S. Capitol, Capitol Visitor’s Center

Ballard Institute of Museum of Puppetry, Storrs, CT

Cleveland Institute of Art

College of Wooster

Jamestown Settlement/American Revolution Museum, Yorktown

J-Street, Washington, DC

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County

South Arkansas Community College

Western Reserve Historical Society


Placement for History PH.D.  Graduates

Graduates of our doctoral program have been similarly successful in securing permanent professional positions.  Most secure jobs at colleges and universities, no doubt helped by the independent teaching experience they acquire as part of our program.  Graduates have also found permanent public sector employment and non-teaching positions at colleges and universities.  Recent graduates of our doctoral program are employed by:


Baldwin-Wallace University

Century College

Concordia University

Concordia University Chicago

Cuyahoga Community College—Western Campus

Georgia State University

Georgetown University

Kent State University at Ashtabula

Lafayette College

Lakeland Community College

Mitchell College (Connecticut)

North Central State College, Mansfield, OH

University of Northwestern Ohio

Orange County Community College

Thiel College

Walsh University

Worcester State University

Net Health, Pittsburgh, PA

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