History finds the future in understanding the past
Historians broaden our understanding of the world by objectively viewing civilizations and our own national and state heritage. Students explore events that shaped the world and examine important historical questions. This path typically leads to a transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution.
Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
13126 History Teachers, Postsecondary are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 7.56 % over the next four years.
Hourly Wage 45 Currently
Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
45 Archivists are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 6.67 % over the next four years.
Hourly Wage 31 Currently
Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.
31 Curators are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 9.68 % over the next four years.
Hourly Wage 22 Currently
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
22 Historians are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 9.09 % over the next four years.
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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.