Master of Arts in Military History
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Program Details

Citadel Military College of South Carolina offers a history degree online, the Master of Arts in Military History.  This program provides an advanced historical study of the theory and practice of warfare, the institutions and operations of military forces, and the impact of militaries and warfare on societies.  Students are able to earn either a master’s degree in military history or both a Master of Arts Degree in Military History and a Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership at the same time as they seek to deepen their understanding of human conflict.  This is a history degree, preparing students to think historically about the study of war, its conduct, meaning, and consequences, as a historian.  You will learn about the evolution of warfare and its relationship to modern operational environments, joint warfare, civil-military relations, and strategy while also gaining knowledge of armed conflict at all levels.  Graduates will have skills in historical thinking, analytical research, and clear and persuasive writing while learning to analyze and apply issues of military leadership and decision making and explore the human dimension of war.


  • Official transcript reflecting the highest degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official copy of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score
  • Applicants are expected to have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.5 and a 3.0 in their major
  • Two signed letters of recommendation, normally from a former professor, commanding officer, or employer

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges