Students specialize in one of six tracks:

  • Museum Studies
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Public Policy
  • African American History and Culture [We are not currently accepting students in this track]
  • Labor and Urban History
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

The MAPH requires 33 credits which are differentiated across the six tracks.

All students in the program complete a 15 – 16 credit core in public history that emphasizes methodology, theory, and experience and includes the required internship and the final project.

The remainder of credits for the degree are specific to the track chosen and include:

  • A track-centered core course
  • 6 hours of public history electives
  • History seminar
  • 6 hours of history electives which provide the historical basis for the track

For more details, see the MAPH Curriculum Guide.