The purpose of the program is training of graduates who know the basics of the theory and methodology of source studies, sources on the history of Kazakhstan, common conceptual approaches to the study of culture, the history of primitive society, archaeology, Ethnology, history of the Ancient world, antiquity, history of the middle ages, ancient and medieval history of Kazakhstan, new and modern history of Kazakhstan, new and modern history of foreign countries, historiography, history of modern countries and people; skills of practical work in archaeological and ethnographic expeditions, methods of conducting training sessions on history under the program of secondary education, methodological and organizational work on the creation of history classrooms, skills of analysis of educational situations, etc.
Sphere of professional activity of alumni is teachers and lecturers at schools, colleges, universities;
Officers at educational departments, public servants at local administrations (regional, municipal);
Methodologist of department;
Libraries, archives, museums staff.