Public History Graduate Certificate

The twelve-credit Graduate Certificate in Public History at Texas A&M University–Commerce provides training for students interested in public history and practitioners already active in the field. Students may complete the certificate independently or as part of their graduate degree.  Contact Dr. Derrick McKisick at for more information.

Certificate Requirements:

Coursework must be completed at A&M-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA on all courses used for the certificate.  Twelve semester hours from the following (no substitutions):

HIST 564 Introduction to Public History
ALIB 564 Archives Administration
HIST 566 Oral History Theory and Methods
HIST 567 Internship in Public History

Required Documents for Admission:

  • Application
  • Application fee: $50 domestic student
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards the bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).