To work in the field of history is competitive and will require at least a masters degree. That being said, you can get a broad set of skills with a history degree that will help you in any industry.
The study of History will prepare you for almost any career. The good news is it is broad. History applies to nearly everything; almost any career field would benefit from an employee with critical thinking, writing, strong historical context and social insight. Because history is broad, you may have a hard time narrowing down your career and if you want to work directly as a historian you will need at least a masters degree.
Careers for historians include:
Want to find out if this program is for you? Explore potential careers on the web at America's Career InfoNet or the Bureau of Labor Statistics.