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The OAH is pleased to welcome the following departments and organizations as Partners through our newest initative.

Boston College

Our 35 distinguished faculty members share a passion for innovative research, teaching, and mentorship. Covering U.S., Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, African, and South and East Asian history, we see studying history as essential for any understanding of the modern globalized world. Our undergraduates learn to use evidence critically, to write persuasively, and to increase their cultural awareness. Some decide to study history at graduate level, but our majors enter a range of professions such as law, business, government and foreign service, journalism, and teaching. At graduate level, the department's MA and PhD programs attract talented students from the United States and around the world. We offer training in a range of comparative and global fields, including the history of religion, empire, and migration. While most graduates of our doctoral program become academic historians, the department is committed to assisting students who are interested in positions in university administration, museums, archives, and research institutes.

Boston College Department of History web site

DePaul University

Currently home to more than 30 full and part-time faculty, and approximately 250 majors and minors, the DePaul history department serves as a robust center for talks, campus activities, and intellectual life in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The department's faculty are teacher-scholars who specialize in virtually every region of the world and who cover a broad range of subfields that allow students to understand a wide range of topics and methods. The undergraduate program offers a variety of concentrations including the Standard Concentration, Public History, Pre-law, and Secondary Education in history. At the graduate level we offer an MA that emphasizes historiography. The department also offers three combined bachelor's/master's degrees. Students may pursue history/journalism, history/international studies or the TEACH program, in which they combine history courses with those necessary for specialization in secondary education. The department offers day and night courses on the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses. The history major offers a foundation for any number of career paths. DePaul history students have an excellent track record of acceptance at leading professional programs and graduate schools.

DePaul University Department of History web site

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    North Carolina A&T State University

    The primary goals of the Department of History at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University are to foster students' aspirations, to cultivate intellectual curiosity, and to prepare graduates for successful careers. Departmental courses are designed to develop skills in written and oral communication, ethical reasoning, critical thinking, intercultural and global awareness, and scholarly research. The department's rigorous curriculum promotes the development of reason, an understanding of the past, and reflective inquiry to inspire informed, engaged citizens. We offer undergraduate degrees in History, History Education, and minors in History, Military Leadership, and African American/African History. Our graduate program offers a Masters of Arts degree in History Education. In addition to history courses, we offer courses in geography. The department is also a part of the Greensboro Humanities Network which is supported by the National Humanities Alliance Foundation.

    North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Department of History web site

    Southeast Missouri State University


    The Department of History at Southeast Missouri State University offers several programs to help students reach their goals. Our B.A. in History prepares for a range of careers, from archivist to business executive, manager to consultant, lawyer to writer. For those wishing to teach at the secondary level, we offer a B.S. in Social Studies. We are especially proud of our B.S. in Historic Preservation, one of only a few in the nation, and our will prepare you for careers in archives, historic sites, museums or downtown revitalization. We offer a B.A. in Social Science, which can be earned entirely online, and with the flexibility to prepare for careers such as survey researcher, policy analyst, and social science researcher. At the graduate level, we offer the M.A. in History and the M.A. in Public History, both strong preparation for employment in the profession or additional study at the doctoral level.

    Southeast Missouri State University Department of History web site 

    Suffolk University

    The Suffolk University history faculty believe that the study of history is a gateway to both knowledge and perspective. Without a familiarity of the past, we are unable to benefit from the experiences of those who have come before us. History students develop skills in logical reasoning, research, marshaling evidence, argumentation, and written and oral expression. Broadly educated graduates with these skills are well-positioned for careers in a wide variety of fields, from law and business to teaching, public service, and the media.The History Department offers students a wide range of options, including majors and minors in history and an honors major in history and literature. The history department has particular strengths in the areas of American, European, African-American, and Asian history, as well as public history and the history of women and gender.

    Why come to Suffolk? Our students have easy access to Boston's most famous historical attractions and sites, including the Freedom Trail, the Old State House, and the Charlestown Navy Yard, home to the U.S.S. Constitution. At Suffolk, these landmarks are your campus. Here, in a city rich with culture and steeped in history, our neighborhood is a mosaic of major moments in time. Best of all, our majors watch history being made: Suffolk is home to the Ford Hall Forum, America's oldest free public lecture series. We're known for hosting speakers who've changed the course of world affairs—from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, to civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., to feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem.

    Suffolk University Department of History web site

      Towson University

      The Towson University Department of History offers undergraduate degrees in History and in History Secondary Education. Expert scholars from around the world teach in small classes, focusing on writing and critical thinking skills.

      Towson University Department of History web site

      University at Buffalo

      The History Department at UB offers a wide array of courses and stresses the development of research, writing and communication skills vital for many different careers.

      University at Buffalo Department of History web site