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At AMU, you can study History without sacrificing flexibility or affordability.

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Online Programs in History

In this online program, students delve into a broad selection of online studies ranging from Military, Civil War, and World War II History, to American, European, Ancient, and Classical History, and more. Students engage with a dynamic group of peers who are devoted to expanding their breadth of historical knowledge and to accurate historical interpretations through comprehensive research and thoughtful discussions.

The pursuit and completion of an online degree in history is helpful in developing professional skills that include quality writing and communications, research and analysis, and the ability to present compelling arguments. The history degree program also provides access to a comprehensive online research library housing special academic texts and materials. In addition, students learn from respected faculty historians, some who are foremost experts in their specific area of study.

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A University That's Got Your Six

Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 110,000+ have chosen AMU.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Convenient

Our online classes feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Flexible

Programs start every month with mostly 8-week class formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. We are committed to awarding you as much transfer credit as possible for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Supportive

Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

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Have graduated with no APUS-incurred student loan debt

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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Per Credit Hour

Your tuition will be $285/credit hour for undergraduate courses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Your tuition will be $370/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses.

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We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Freedom Grant®-eligible master’s-level students.

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AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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