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.
As part of its flagship history program, the University offers its Master of Arts in History online degree. This popular graduate history degree takes students on an academic journey exploring the key historic events, people, and cultures that fundamentally shaped the world today. Through research, discussion, and analysis, students also attain a knowledgeable perspective of how future societies and nations might progress. History graduate students are offered the flexibility of choosing from some of the most favored eras including American, Ancient and Classical, European, Global, and Public History.
The university's faculty is comprised of scholar-practitioners. Many are authors and historians actively researching and unlocking new perspectives. Students also engage with a dynamic group of peers who are devoted to expanding their breadth of historical knowledge and to developing accurate interpretations. The pursuit and completion of the Master of Arts in History attracts professional educators, historians, and enthusiasts alike. The degree is also helpful in developing professional skills that include quality writing and communications, research and analysis, and the ability to present compelling arguments. The University also provides students with access to an outstanding online research library housing special academic texts and materials.
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