History degrees

Create your path to understanding how the past impacts today’s society

Why study history?

A history degree is ideal for individuals interested in investigating the past while gaining the core intellectual skills that today’s job market demands. These skills include critical thinking and analysis, clear and persuasive writing techniques, and an ability to evaluate an issue from multiple angles. History majors can expect to apply their knowledge across fields, such as business, government, nonprofit organizations and more.

All of our history degrees, online

Everything has a history and history is visible throughout society — from theme parks to postage stamps to movies and beyond. Deepen your historical knowledge while sharpening your research, writing and critical thinking skills with an undergraduate degree in art history or history. Continue your education with a graduate degree in history or World War II studies, all delivered 100% online.

5 programs total

Art - Museum Studies (BA)

Undergraduate

Art - Museum Studies (BA)


Art History (BA)

Undergraduate

Art History (BA)


History (BA)

Undergraduate

History (BA)


History (MA)

Graduate

History (MA)


World War II Studies (MA)

Graduate

World War II Studies (MA)


What can you do with a history degree?

Skills learned in a history degree

  • Critical thinking and analysis.
  • Collaboration.
  • Communication.
  • Research.
  • Speaking and presenting.
  • Writing and editing.

History degree jobs

  • Archivist.
  • High school teacher.
  • Historian.
  • History professor.
  • Librarian.
  • Museum curator.

Study history with renowned faculty

Study completely online through Arizona State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, both of which are home to world-class scholars, faculty, artists and designers who continue to inspire students to shape the future and change the world. As an ASU Online student, you’ll have access to the same faculty teaching on campus in addition to ASU’s outstanding resources and unmatched suite of services, personalized to empower your success.

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