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Our graduates have met with success in many fields. Some have gone on to graduate school in history and law, while many others are educators in and beyond the state of North Dakota.

Enrollment Services


Make history with us!

The faculty of the MSU history department invite you to make history with us. We offer a variety of courses and small classes unmatched anywhere in North Dakota. Our students learn in and out of the classroom. A variety of internships, conference opportunities, local museum work, and oral history projects will allow you to work in the community as you build a portfolio of life-long skills.


  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in History
  • Minor in History (teaching or non-teaching)

Career outlook
The Bachelor of Arts with a Major in History prepares students for a wide range of careers including law, business, education, public history, and graduate study in history.

The Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in History prepares students to become grade 7–12 certified teachers. Moreover, History education majors can easily transition into a wide range of other careers, including law, business, education, public history, and graduate study in history.

History courses prepare students to write well, conduct sophisticated research, and synthesize information into coherent oral and written arguments. Education coursework and clinical experiences prepare BSE students to become highly qualified teachers as well as reflective decision makers.

Courses Required

For a complete listing of courses and descriptions, go to the course catalog.

All courses subject to change. 

History Department
The History department offers offer a variety of courses and small classes unmatched anywhere in North Dakota, as well as opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. Build a portfolio of life-long skills through internships, conference presentations, local museum work, and oral history and digital humanities projects.  is dedicated to delivering students the best possible education and the personal attention they need to succeed. Please contact us for more information.

To learn more, visit our History Department web site. Better yet, schedule a campus visit so we can meet face-to-face and show you around.

Contact Information
Dr. Joseph Jastrzembski
Coordinator, History Program
Professor of History
Phone: 701-858-3322 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3322