Public History C.G.S.

RIC History student Shane Allen giving tour of RI State House

Who Can Participate

The Certificate of Graduate Studies (C.G.S.) in public history is designed for students with an undergraduate background in history and/or workplace experience in the field.

What to Expect

This 15-credit program provides intensive training in the practical application, scope, methodologies and procedures of public history.

Admission and Course Information

Admission and Course Requirements

Course Descriptions


Apply to the Graduate School

To begin the process you will need to sign up for an account with CollegeNET. Once you have a CollegeNET account, you will be able to log in any time and see your Activity Log which shows you a personalized status page.

Rhode Island College entrance

Contact Us

Department of History

History is a multidimensional field that historians and students have approached in a multitude of ways. At its core, history tackles fundamental questions of human society.