MA Alumni Placements

Since its inception in 2007, Georgetown’s History MA program has prepared students for doctoral work in the country’s most competitive programs. Here are some of the programs where our alumni have continued their studies at the doctoral level in history and related fields:

Georgetown University

Boston University
Cornell University
Columbia University
Emory University
George Washington University
Harvard University
Northwestern University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Stanford University
University of Chicago
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
University of Washington
Yale University

The international focus of Georgetown’s History MA program, combined with rigorous training in historical methods, analytical and writing skills, and foreign languages, prepares students to enter a wide variety of fields. Our graduates hold jobs in government, NGOs, intelligence, public history, think tanks and advocacy groups, universities, and secondary education. A sampling of where Georgetown History MA graduates have found employment includes:

American Islamic Congress
Asian Art Museum (San Francisco)
Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs (Georgetown University)
Bulletin Intelligence
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Corporate Council on Africa
Dallas Independent School District
Development Finance International, Inc.
District of Columbia Public Schools
Earth Day Network
Eniware, LLC
Georgetown Day School
Gibbs Smith Publisher
Hudson Institute
Journal of Conflict Resolution
Loomis Chaffee School
Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies
New York Historical Society
Noble Group
Police Executive Research Forum
Rand Organization
Sidwell Friends School
Spark Program
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Tele-Town Hall, LLC
Thurgood Marshall Academy
Tilden Preparatory School
Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia)
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
U.S. Navy
West Point