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Bachelor of Arts in History

Program Details

Explore different worlds, times, places, and cultures and understand how each of them has shaped and formed the environment we live in today. The Bachelor of Arts in History program at National University will develop your skills of historical explanation, discernment, and synthesis. This in-depth study of the past will broaden your perspective and guide you in uncovering the essential elements of human existence. In your path to the acquisition of historical knowledge and critical thinking, reading, writing, and research skills, you’ll know the fascinating work of historians: as you examine court documents, diaries, letters, and newspaper accounts; conduct research, write, teach, evaluate, and make recommendations. A history degree is excellent preparation for journalists, ad writers, editors, and anyone interested in producing multimedia materials and documentaries. Historians work as researchers in museums and local historical organizations that deal with cultural resources management and historic preservation, and make valuable contributions to government and private think tanks. Graduates with a degree in history often become educators themselves, as well as enjoy rewarding careers as information managers such as archivists, records managers, and librarians. The field of law also attracts many history graduates.


High School Diploma or GED required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission