Public/applied History Colleges and Programs

This educational program focuses on the application of history and administrative skills to the recording of public events and the management of related historical resources. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in the planning and administration of public history projects, historical research methods, and applications to specific problems in public organizations, foundations, government agencies, and other facilities.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Public/applied History.

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608
Phone Number: (828) 262-2000
Website: www.appstate.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Phone Number: (479) 968-0389
Website: www.atu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 9,081 (8,304 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone Number: (419) 372-2531
Website: www.bgsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 20,654 (16,359 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1

Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 6050
Phone Number: (860) 832-3200
Website: www.ccsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 15,332 (11,755 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: www.ccsu.edu/admission
Financial Aid: www.ccsu.edu/finaid
Online Application: www.ccsu.edu/apply

Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
Phone Number: (334) 649-5000
Website: www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 324,573 (324,573 undergraduate)

Duquesne University

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone Number: (412) 396-6000
Website: www.duq.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 11,688 (6,024 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Admissions: www.duq.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.duq.edu/financial-aid/
Online Application: www.duq.edu/apply/

East Carolina University

East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Phone Number: (252) 328-6131
Website: www.ecu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 31,595 (22,989 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: www.ecu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.ecu.edu/financial/
Online Application: www.cfnc.org/

East Tennessee State University

807 University Pky, Johnson City, TN 37614-0000
Phone Number: (423) 439-1000
Website: www.etsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 15,990 (12,674 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Emory and Henry College

30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, VA 24327-0947
Phone Number: (276) 944-4121
Website: www.ehc.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting: Distant rural community
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 1,036 (977 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Admissions: www.ehc.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.ehc.edu/admissions/cost-financial-aid
Online Application: www.ehc.edu/admission/user

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone Number: (773) 274-3000
Website: www.luc.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 18,094 (11,414 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Meredith College

3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Phone Number: (919) 760-8600
Website: www.meredith.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,477 (2,176 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

Middle Tennessee State University

1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone Number: (615) 898-2300
Website: www.mtsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 28,438 (24,810 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27695-7001
Phone Number: (919) 515-2011
Website: www.ncsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 38,510 (28,365 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Admissions: www.ncsu.edu/future-students/admissions/index.php
Financial Aid: www.fis.ncsu.edu/financial_aid/
Online Application: www.ncsu.edu/future-students/apply/index.php

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone Number: (701) 231-8011
Website: www.ndsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 15,619 (11,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Admissions: www.ndsu.edu/prospective_students/
Financial Aid: www.ndsu.edu/bisonconnection/finaid/
Online Application: apply.ndsu.edu/

Salem State College

352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 1970
Phone Number: (978) 542-6000
Website: www.salemstate.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 15,830 (9,630 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Simmons College

300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898
Phone Number: (617) 521-2000
Website: www.simmons.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 6,269 (2,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

St Andrews Presbyterian College

1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352
Phone Number: (910) 277-5000
Website: www.sapc.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 669 (669 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108-2770
Phone Number: (617) 573-8000
Website: www.suffolk.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 10,574 (6,445 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

University of Houston

212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2018
Phone Number: (713) 743-1000
Website: www.uh.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 41,799 (33,210 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 32 to 1

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus

39 Ponce de Leon Ave, Rio Piedras, PR 00931-3300
Phone Number: (787) 764-0000
Website: www.uprrp.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 19,946 (16,063 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Columbia, SC 29208
Phone Number: (803) 777-7000
Website: www.sc.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 30,549 (21,186 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
Phone Number: (269) 387-3530
Website: www.wmich.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 28,448 (21,611 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1