What to do with a History Degree

If you decide to major in history, there are a great many career options.  Most require at least the Bachelor's Degree, but you will be getting a fine start by taking history at NTCC.  Career options include the following:

  • K-12 History or Social Studies Teacher
  • College Teacher or Professor of History
  • Museum Director, Curator or researcher
  • Archivist
  • Librarian
  • Lawyer
  • CEO of a major company
  • Author
  • Consultant for documentaries and movies
  • Actor or actress
  • Musician
  • Politician
  • President of the United States of America

A few famous people with history degrees:

  • Woodrow Wilson (President of the United States)

  • Ken Burns (filmmaker)

  • Edward Norton (actor)

  • Howard Springer (CEO Sony America)

  • Salman Rushdie (author)

  • Mira Sorvino (actress)

  • Conan O'Brien (talk show host)

  • Chris Martin (bandmember for Coldplay)

  • Sting (singer, songwriter, and former History teacher)