Public History

Public History

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: March 1
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: August
International tuition: $34,752
Domestic tuition: $34,752

Program overview

    This program is designed to introduce and prepare you for a graduate program or a career in archives, museums, historical sites, government agencies, libraries and a variety of other fields. You will work on community projects that allow you to apply professional skills and understand the role of public history in our society — working with unconventional exhibits, historical performances, interactive learning environments and modern historical sites. You will be encouraged and empowered to participate in internships, student-faculty research and other work experiences to maximize your potential.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
  • Duolingo English Test

- official secondary school / high school transcript translated into English that indicates academic achievement - PTE, GTEC, TOEFL, IELTS, CEFR, Duolingo English Test, ACT or SAT test score Illinois College will also recognize successful completion of an English language program in lieu of an

English language proficiency exam. Examples of such programs include (but are not limited to) FLS Level 14 Intensive English Program and Education First (EF) Level C1 English Language Program.

Students who do not meet one of the listed English proficiency examination requirements for regular admissions may be admitted to Illinois College via the Academic Bridge program.

Duolingo English Test | Recommended minimum score of 105

Career opportunities

    Alumni may choose to pursue careers as museum professionals, institutional archivists, government historians, cultural resource managers or in any career that requires an understanding of history and the abilities to research, problem solve, think creatively, educate others and effectively use technology.

Campus location

Jacksonville , United States