History Department

Copeland Hall

Welcome to the History Department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney!

The Department of History at UNK provides instruction, research, and service functions that are representative of today’s world. We offer several courses of study for students including online classes and an online history Master’s degree program. Our courses prepare students for a variety of careers from graduate and law schools, to public history and secondary teaching posts, to business and industry. Each member of our faculty teaches courses at all levels from freshmen surveys through graduate seminars. Many have won awards that recognize the high quality of their scholarship, teaching, and service.

We invite you to explore our website. Discover the recent work published by our faculty and their current research projects. Scan the range and the quality of the courses we offer including courses in American, Non-United States, Public, and Digital History. Read about our alumni and the career paths that they have taken after leaving UNK. Please contact us to learn more!