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History Master's Degrees

A master’s degree in history will provide you with a deeper understanding of the most influential times and regions that have helped to shape the modern world.  Programs in this area of study will likely focus on global development along with research and analysis. A master’s degree in history will prepare the student for a wide variety of occupations including foreign service, cultural liaison, educator, or even a legislative analyst. Norwich University Online offers a degree program with a focus on military history for students who are interested in studying more about global conflicts. University of Nebraska – Kearney’s eCampus also offers a masters of fine arts in history degree with a course of study that allows the student to gain more in-depth knowledge and insight into different cultural regions around the world.

A master’s degree in history is right for you if you enjoy research and have the ability to apply that research knowledge to events that are happening in the present or will happen in the future.  Research the education requirements for specific history field careers at our history career center page.

Most students who earn an advanced degree in history will need to specialize in a particular aspect to maximize their earnings potential. For those who use the degree to become historians, the most likely employers will be state and local government agencies.



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  • Johns Hopkins University

    Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University, a top tier research university with campus locations in Maryland and Washington, DC, and online.

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    • Master of Arts in Museum Studies

    Location: Online

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  • Liberty University

    100% Online & No Standardized Testing

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    • Master of Arts: Professional Writing
    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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  • California University of Pennsylvania

    Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

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    • Conflict Resolution (Master of Arts) - Online
    Location:
    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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  • USC-SW

    The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work offers a CSWE-accredited online Master's in Social Work.
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    • Master of Social Work
    Location:
    Los Angeles: 3601 Watt Way, GFS-315, Los Angeles CA 90089
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  • Walden University

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    • MS in Human and Social Services - Conflict Management and Negotiation
    • MS in Human and Social Services - Disaster, Crisis, and Intervention
    • MS in Human and Social Services - Community Intervention and Leadership
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  • Tulane University - School of Social Work

    There is no more exciting time to be part of the renowned Tulane School of Social Work or of the intriguing city of New Orleans than at this moment. 

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    • Masters in Social Work

    Location: Online

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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    • MS - Human Services, Program Evaluation & Data Analytics
    • MS - Multidisciplinary Human Services
    • DHS - Advanced Program Evaluation & Data Analytics

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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    • M.S. in Human Services - Non-Profit Management
    • M.S. in Human Services/Forensic Mental Health Counseling
    • M.S. in Human Services
    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Grand Canyon University

    Advance to the next level of your academic career - earn your Master's in Education online with GCU.
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    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education-ITL
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    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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    You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.
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    • MA Early Childhood Education Leadership
    • MA/Education - Early Childhood Education
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