What can I do with a Medieval Studies major or minor?

The critical analysis of societies and cultural products of the past helps us understand the present and imagine the future. A wide-reaching, multi-cultural historical perspective is an invaluable tool for facing 21st century challenges.

A liberal arts education with a concentration in Medieval Studies opens onto a wide range of careers including advertising, archeology, archives, architecture and civil engineering, arts and entertainment, auctioneering, business, communication, cultural resource management, data analysis, digital information, design, documentary editing, education and higher learning, information management, fashion, film, historic preservation, journalism, law, libraries, marketing, multimedia production, museums and historical organizations, philanthropic foundations, nonprofit associations, professional research, public service, publishing, resource development, sales, tourism, web content writing, world heritage preservation, and much more.

The Program in Medieval Studies is part of the School of Arts and Sciences

As a Program in Medieval Studies major in the School of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have full access to a liberal arts education that spans 47 programs for undergraduates. You will acquire both the specialized knowledge of the field you choose to study in depth, and broad knowledge of the world from the renowned scholar-teachers at Rutgers. You’ll graduate ready to meet contemporary challenges in your workplace, in your hometown, and in the global community.

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