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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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  • 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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  • Saint Marys University of Minnesota

    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

    At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

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    • Master of Arts in Special Education
    • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
    • Master of Arts in International Development
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    Location:
    Winona: , Winona MN 55987
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  • Capella University

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    Programs

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

    Location: Online

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  • Rutgers University

    Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

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    • Online Master of Information
    Location:
    New Brunswick: 57 U.S. 1,, New Brunswick NJ 08901
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  • Sacred Heart University - Online

    Sacred Heart University Online 

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    • Master of Social Work - Community Specialization
    • Master of Social Work - Clinical Specialization

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Find Your Purpose with a Master's Degree from GCU's College of Theology
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    • M.A. in Christian Ministry
    • M.A. in Youth and Family Ministry
    • Master of Divinity
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    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Our Lady of the Lake University

    Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.

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    • Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree

    Location: Online

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  • Ashford University

    Ashford University
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    • Early Childhood Education - Masters

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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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  • Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    • Gender Diversity Studies - MA in Psychology
    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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