Program Overview

The Master of Arts in History degree takes you on an academic journey exploring the key historical events, people, and cultures that fundamentally shaped the world today. Through research, discussion, and analysis, you will obtain a knowledgeable perspective of how future societies progressed through time. Concentrations in this online graduate program offer you the flexibility of focusing on the most favored eras in history including American, Ancient and Classical, European, Global, and Public History.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Distance Education Accrediting Commission,North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    A bachelors degree or higher is required.


    When enrolling in this program, you will be asked to select either a capstone course or a supervised practicum as your end-of-program requirement. Some residency conditions may apply to the practicum option.

    School Overview

    At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working professionals looking to advance in their careers.

    The School of Arts and Humanities is the university’s foundation, providing the traditional nuts and bolts programs that can help you acquire the abilities that employers value, such as critical thinking, analysis, innovative thinking, teamwork, flexibility, and problem solving. A solid basis in liberal arts delivers a strong foundation to pursue post-graduate programs in a multitude of areas, including science and technology. The school offers a full range of online degrees that are based on the great ideas, works, and thinkers that have defined civilization. Whether you’re studying the human condition from the viewpoint of military history, philosophy, religion, or child psychology, the interplay of analytical and speculative methods as well as the influence of historical events create a provocative and interactive classroom environment. Our professors are adept practitioners in their fields of study and artfully weave together a tapestry of world thought and expression to engage students in thoughtful discussion of humankind’s fundamental topics through the study of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Our curriculum is designed to develop high-level research, analytical, and interpersonal skills, and to prepare students for a broad range of professional careers including communications, government relations, military operations, and social and family services. We invite you to join us on your educational journey.


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