The university offers its widely popular online history degrees and certificates for individuals seeking a foundational education, working professionals, expert historians, and avid history enthusiasts alike.
In this online program, students delve into a broad selection of online studies ranging from Military, Civil War, and World War II History, to American, European, Ancient, and Classical History, and more. Students engage with a dynamic group of peers who are devoted to expanding their breadth of historical knowledge and to accurate historical interpretations through comprehensive research and thoughtful discussions.
The pursuit and completion of an online degree in history is helpful in developing professional skills that include quality writing and communications, research and analysis, and the ability to present compelling arguments. The history degree program also provides access to a comprehensive online research library housing special academic texts and materials. In addition, students learn from respected faculty historians, some who are foremost experts in their specific area of study.
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Your first step is to select your desired academic program from our 190+ degrees and certificates. If you are unsure which program is right for you, call us for advice before you start the application: 877-755-2787.
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Professor, Rebecca Butler, explains why the flexibility of online education is ideal for some students. Students in the history program are exposed to the social impact, consequences, and changes of various pivotal historical events.
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Annually for Fulltime Students
(includes tuition, books, fees)
Tuition to increase per credit hour by $20/undergraduate and $25/graduate, July 1, 2015. Take advantage of current rates by registering for future courses now.
50% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience.
*Based on lowest possible tuition rates for 10 of the leading regionally-accredited providers of online education. Public in-state tuition information provided by the College Board 2013 Trends in College Pricing, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 2012 Digest of Educational Statistics. Sources of data for competitor institutions include SEC filings and university-provided data available on the internet as of May 2012. Only institutional fees required of all students were included. Assumes 10 undergraduate classes per year over 4 years for a total of 120 semester hours, or 6 graduate level classes per year over 2 years for a total of 36 semester hours.
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