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History of Science, Technology and Medicine

A degree in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine offers an exciting intellectual experience that will enhance your opportunities to succeed in your chosen career path. Graduates can apply their education and training in a wide variety of professions. From public policy to journalism, from data analysis to healthcare and education, historians of science are involved in shaping many aspects of policy, education, and public debate about the place of science and technology in our common future.

Career Opportunities

  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Public Information Officer
  • Science Policy Advisor
  • Environmental Advocate
  • Wildlife / Animal Advocate
  • Park Ranger
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Community / Public Relations Representative
  • Lobbyist
  • Human Service Worker
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Attorney / Lawyer
  • Criminologist
  • Foundation / Non-Profit Worker
  • Historian
  • Archivist / Cataloger
  • Curator / Museum Staff
  • Historic Preservationist
  • Researcher
  • Science Writer / Editor
  • Technical Writer
  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Professor
  • Teacher
  • College Administration
  • Public Health Care Worker / Advocate
  • Healthcare Professional
  • Management Trainee
  • Program Coordinator
  • Consultant
  • Sales Representative

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Hiring Institutions

  • University, Colleges, Schools
  • Foundations
  • Research Institutions
  • Consulting Firms
  • Government and State Agencies
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Historical Societies
  • Archives, Museums, Libraries
  • Legal Offices
  • Medical Facilities
  • Health Care Agencies
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Publishers
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • Professional Periodicals
  • Business Companies
  • Bookstores

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

University of Oklahoma Department of the History of Science