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Program Highlights

La Salle’s Public History program will provide graduates with both historical content knowledge and professional skills need for successful careers in Public History by offering:

  • A general introduction to Public History
  • An understanding of and facility in basic historiographical skills
  • An overview of American History
  • An in-depth history of Philadelphia
  • The acquisition of both content knowledge and pedagogical skills in visual representations associated with American social and cultural history
  • An introduction to and the practice of skills related to oral history
  • An introduction to the analysis of material culture and archival analysis
  • Familiarization with the workings of history museums and the development of exhibits
  • Familiarization with various digital media skills for the development of websites and documentaries
  • An internship with a public history venue in order to develop skills required for a successful career in public history

Margaret M. McCoey, M.S.

George B. Stow, Ph.D.

La Salle University
Graduate Programs in History
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1097

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