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Studying history helps us understand and grapple with complex questions and dilemmas by examining how the past has shaped (and continues to shape) global, national, and local relationships between societies and people.

Motlow offers two concentrations options for history. The first is the Associate of Science (A.S.) Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP). The second option is the Associate of Arts (A.A.) TTP. Both options allow you to complete your degree at Motlow and seamlessly transfer to a four-year university in Tennessee. Completion of either option indicates the student has completed a course of study equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree.

As a student in Motlow’s history A.A. or A.S., you will not only have the opportunity to learn about Tennessee, the United States, and World History, but also to build effective written and oral communication skills. Motlow’s history students learn how to think critically and problem solve as well as how to apply this knowledge to real-world settings.

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Have you chosen a major? Is there a program of study that inspires you? Do you have your heart set on a particular degree? Motlow is here to help you find your future and craft a great career.

Start by choosing the credentials you want. Motlow offers:

  • Short-term certifications,
  • One-year diplomas,
  • 2-year associates degrees,
  • Associates degrees with embedded micro-credentials, and
  • Pathways to numerous bachelor degrees with majors in hundreds of programs. We have many additional articulation agreements with universities that allow you to easily transfer or even enroll simultaneously at Motlow and another institution
  • We have articulation agreements with universities that allow you to easily transfer or even enroll simultaneously at Motlow and another institution.

Use our program finder to explore all of the possibilities. Visit our transfer & articulations page to learn more about our partnerships with other universities. Explore your interests and aptitudes with our free YouScience tool.

Meet with one of our admissions counselors. Enroll and get assigned your very own completion coach.

The time is right. Call us today. It’s never been easier to find a scholarship and apply for aid to help pay for college. Our mission is your success, and we want to make exploring Motlow simple & free.

Graduates with an advanced degree in history can earn $65K per year.

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History Careers

With an associate degree, graduates can work as:

  • Paralegal ($32-50K/year)
  • Administrative Assistant ($25-55K/year)
  • Teaching Assistant ($28-30K/year)
  • Tour Guide ($30-35K/year)
  • Information Clerk ($24-35K/year)

With an advanced degree, graduates can work as:

  • Museum Educator ($35-40K/year) 
  • Museum Technician ($44-50K/year)
  • Historian ($60-65K/year) 
  • Museum Curator ($54-60K/year)
  • Archivist ($54-60K/year) 

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