ASU’s online master of arts degree in history offers dynamic content along with valuable skills. The degree deepens your knowledge of history while developing core skills applicable in a variety of settings. Students graduate from the program with an enhanced ability in finding and analyzing information, planning and organizing projects, and writing and speaking effectively.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The program covers a range of historical and cultural periods taught by ASU’s award-winning faculty and is ideal for working professionals, K12 teachers, and life-long learners seeking to advance their skill set and knowledge base.
In addition to working as professional historians, people with advanced degrees in history often work in education, the military, law, journalism, museum and archival settings, and public service. They share a passion for history and commitment to a rigorous and thorough examination of our past as a way to understand our present and shape our future.
Graduates with an MA in History will develop advanced historical thinking skills, as well as skills employers consistently identify as highly valuable, including effective oral and written communication and critical thinking and problem solving. Opportunities for historians include, but are not limited to, careers in the following fields:
ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.