BA in History

All students have opportunities for research, global engagement, public service, and career preparation.

  • If you excel in the classroom, apply to the history honors program. Work closely with a professor on a research project of your own. 
  • Travel and explore with Mason Study Abroad.
  • Gain valuable work experience by doing an internship on or near campus or at one of the Washington DC metro area's many other museums, archives, or historical sites.
  • Learn about career opportunities for historians.
Sinead Monaghan

Sinead Monaghan, 2024

Sinead switched her major to history shortly after entering Mason, knowing she would be happiest (and excel) by studying what she loves.

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Elizabeth Semarge

Elizabeth Semarge, 2024

History major Elizabeth Semarge juggles work and school, working as a clinical research coordinator for Inova Health System while preparing for a future career in historical preservation.

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Natalie Suding

Natalie Suding, 2024

Majoring in history and minoring in psychology, Natalie hopes to share her enthusiasm for history with others and help others find their own passion.

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