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History Bachelor's Degrees

A bachelor’s degree in history will provide you with a broad education of the complex issues that were instrumental in shaping the world we live in today.  Programs in this area of study will likely focus on world cultures and conflicts. A bachelor’s degree in history will prepare the student for a variety of careers including, education, law, or government. Ashford University's online options for a degree in history are perfect for mature students who are looking to gain a better understanding of our past to better predict the future. University of Maryland University College also offers a bachelor of arts in history degree that allows the student to develop critical historical research and analysis skills that will be expected in the workplace.

A bachelor’s degree in history is right for you if you are interested in learning about different time periods in global development and how that information can be used to improve multi-cultural relations both in the present and future.  Research the education requirements for specific history field careers at our history career center page.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, an individual with a Bachelor's Degree earns on average over 34% more than an individual with an Associate Degree and is likely to earn over 40% more than an individual with some college or an unfinished degree. Those with a degree in history will likely focus on a specialty area that will enhance their earnings potential.

History Schools

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  • Ashford University

    You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.
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    • BA/History
    • BA/Military Studies
    • BA/Journalism and Mass Communication
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    Location: Online

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Find Your Purpose with a Bachelor's Degree from GCU's College of Theology
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    • B.A. in Christian Studies with a concentration in Youth Ministry
    • B.A. in History with an Emphasis in Public History
    • B.A. in History for Secondary Education
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    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Pacific Oaks College

    Pacific Oaks College values the experience students bring with them into the classroom. Our faculty will help you fuse your personal and professional experiences with new theories and concepts in a variety of fields.

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    • B.A. Human Development
    Pasadena: 55 W Eureka St,, Pasadena CA 91103
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