Associate of Arts in Military History
American Public University System

Program Details

This Associate of Arts degree in Military History focuses on the origins of armed conflict from ancient times to the modern era, dissecting patterns of warfare.  Curriculum includes the study of factors from the American Revolution to present day which led to conflict.  Students will examine national militaries, war doctrines, political leaders’ foreign policies, and momentous battles.  This online program instills students with professional writing, researching, and critical thinking skills.  

Graduates may find beneficial career paths as curators, archivists, consultants, and more.  Those interested in pursuing further education may go on to earn a bachelor’s degree.  Learn how to identify, reason, question, and conduct extensive research in military history through APUS online to advance in your career today.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission