Online Master of Arts in History Program

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Fortify your knowledge of American history or World history by earning your Master of Arts in History online from Norwich University. A highly regarded online master’s degree is designed as a comprehensive examination of the past. Building on your existing expertise, the masters in history improves on your proficiency as a historian and provides a fresh perspective on the historiography of the United States or of the world.

What Makes Norwich’s Online Masters in History Unique?
Norwich University’s online Masters in History – American History is designed to help you establish yourself as a complete historian through the systematic exploration of history the United States while Norwich University’s online Masters in History – World History is designed to give you the capability to examine world history to build a strong historical knowledge base.

Those studying American History will learn of the birth of our nation, through colonial America, to the American Revolution and into the present day – discover the geographical, political, cultural and economic factors that made our nation what it is today.  Those pursuing the World History track will discover how cultural, political and economic factors have shaped history throughout the world.

Some of the important subjects covered in the program include:

  • The chronological spectrum of history, from first contact through to the 20th century.
  • The politics, historiographical debates, and major themes of life throughout the U.S. and throughout the world.
  • The military conflicts that helped to shape nation’s identities.
  • The events that define nations including: economic factors, culture, religion, race and gender, and more.

Benefits of an Online Master of Arts in History from Norwich University

  • Build a wide base of historical knowledge in the field of American or World History.
  • Improve your historical insight, research, writing, analysis and presentation skills.
  • Enjoy small class sizes and a direct connection to the faculty and students.
  • Complete the program in as few as 18 months while staying active in your current career.
  • Learn online and on your schedule through an interactive learning platform.

Norwich University is an important part of American history. Established in 1819, this nationally recognized institution of higher education is the birthplace of ROTC as well as the first private military college in the United States. Norwich University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Why Pursue an Online Masters in History from Norwich University?
Expand your historical acumen by learning to think like a historian, develop your historiographical sensibilities and expand your skills in historical pedagogy. With Norwich University’s online Masters of Arts in History – American History or World History, you’ll go deeper than a standard history lesson to build your awareness of differing historical viewpoints while developing the skills you’ll need to refine your research, writing, analysis and presentation skills.

The unique curriculum of the online Master of Arts in History was informed by the American Historical Society’s guidelines for master’s programs in history and designed to help you improve your professional identity as a historian and expert in American or World History.  The program is taught by accomplished faculty members, comprised of PhD-level subject matter experts and published historians, all of whom hold terminal degrees in their respective fields.

For more information on the Master of Arts in History – American History or Master of Arts in History –  World History the curriculum or the admissions requirements fill out the short form on this page.