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Historian

Historians research, analyzes, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.

Career Options

  • Writers and authors
  • editors
  • post secondary teachers
  • high school teachers or policy analysts.

Educational Qualifications

  • A master’s degree or Ph.D.

Personal Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • communication skills
  • problem-solving
  • research skills
  • writing skills

Courses to be pursued

  • •Bachelor of Arts •Bachelor of Laws •Masters in History •Ph.D. in History

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Working Conditions

Historians who work in museums or other institutions open to the public may work evenings or weekends. Some historians may travel to collect artifacts, conduct interviews, or visit an area to better understand its culture and environment.

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