I have a History Masters but I do not know what to do with it?
I am looking to utilize it in a full time job. It is hard to get a teaching position without a PHd and even though I am an adjunct Faculty it does not pay the bills. What options are out there? Is stopping at a MA level a bad idea. I have two young kids, I don't think I will be able to go back to school any time soon.
Asked By: Kevinski1981 - 1/10/2011
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I did a lot of research for institutions. Having an MA means that you are good at research. Not very exciting, but pays well. I was able to teach at a Junior College and most private schools, Catholic, Baptist, etc only require you have a degree one higher then the one you are teaching... More
Answered By: J&C H - 1/10/2011
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The question I have to ask is what did you want to do with it when you embarked on the path to get it. I do not know what happens in America but in England you could get a teaching job whilst studying for the relevant qualifications and that post will be to your advantage in gaining them... More
Answered By: BRIAN - 1/10/2011
Well, I had a friend with a Masters in History that went to work for the CIA as a researcher when he graduated. You might want to check if they are hiring.
Answered By: Gerald Cline - 1/10/2011
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