Job Opportunities and Statistics

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Into what types of careers do individuals with doctoral degrees in history go? The answer is as varied as the individuals themselves. Some of the careers may require additional job-specific education or training, but many times doors that normally would be closed to individuals with Bachelor's and Master's degrees are open to those with PhDs.

Statistics on the following professions come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A more accurate assessment of each of these fields is available from the professional organizations which represent them.