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Bachelor of Arts in History

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Arts in History. With this degree, students will strengthen their research and writing skills and learn to think critically. Students will study a range of historical eras and geographic areas, including the history of China, Japan, wartime Europe, and the United States. Students will also immerse themselves into research and writing, learning how to lay the groundwork for and eventually complete a substantial, original historical research project suitable for presentation or publication.

Career opportunities with this degree include the following:

  • Working in public history archives, historic sites, museums, and galleries
  • Graduate-level study in history or law and public policy
  • Teaching history or social studies
  • Journalism
  • Politics


High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education