Associate Degree in History


Historians, $55,980 History Teachers, Postsecondary, $70,620 Archivist, $52,670 Curator, $55620 Librarian, $57,550 Library technician, $33,000

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Career Info

An associate of arts in history degree prepares you for jobs in research and analysis working in government, education, the media, public relations, film and publishing, or at a variety of institutions, including libraries. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in history or a related field.

Potential Careers

  • Historian
  • Archivist
  • Teaching assistant
  • Research assistant
  • History teacher
  • Curator
  • Librarian
  • Library technician
  • Research assistant
  • Freelance writer
  • Grant writer
  • Journalist
  • History professor
  • Legal historian
  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant