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Points of distinction

  • Focus on the integration of faith and learning.
  • In contrast to other programs, history employs the liberal arts for understanding and evaluating the complex relationship between Christianity and culture. Courses in European and American history emphasize critical reading, discussion, and analysis of differing interpretations.
  • Study European history on-site in England and France.
  • Participate in an academic history conference as a student presenter.
  • Engage in independent historical research.
  • Study history from a Christian perspective.
  • Explore the meeting points of history and historiography.
  • Study Early Modern manuscripts located in the British Library.

Positions held by MU history graduates

  • Academic content developer at Gorra Research in Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Contract specialist, Bureau of Land Management
  • Graduate teaching fellow, University of Connecticut
  • High school teacher in Los Gatos-Saratoga, Calif.
  • Legal researcher, Law Office of Robert L. Wolf in Portland, Ore.
  • Program coordinator, Focus on the Family
  • Social service coordinator, International Teams in London, England
  • Student services assistant, Western Seminary
  • University librarian, William Jessup University

Graduate schools attended

  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Biola University
  • Concordia University
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • George Fox University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Idaho State University
  • Indiana University
  • Marquette University
  • North Texas State University
  • Portland State University
  • St. Johns’ College Oxford
  • Trinity Evangelical Seminary
  • Union Theological Seminary
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Oregon
  • University of North Carolina
  • Washington State University
  • Wheaton College Graduate School

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Travis-Lovitt Hall
Johanna Ohmes

“History works with my brain. I get to see the process behind social change and enter into different worlds. I lose track of time because of how good my classes are.”