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An Online Master’s in Military History for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your Master of Arts in Military History Online

Conflict and warfare often provide a lens into society as we know it today. An online MA in Military History from AMU allows you to understand the past to inform the future. In addition to delving into the social, cultural, economics, and political changes wrought by warfare, this program deepens your knowledge about the strategy, command, leadership tactics, and technological weaponry advances that influenced the outcome of pivotal battles in history.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

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.

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

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

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

Our Military Legacy

Proudly rooted in the military, AMU was founded to serve members of the Armed Forces. You benefit from learning alongside our largely active-duty military and veteran student population offering exceptional insight into the subject matter.

Expert Knowledge

Among the faculty for AMU’s military history master’s degree are military leaders and published historians. They enrich your learning by sharing their unique perspectives.

Broad Scope

The program goes beyond the study of military battles to explore the social structures, military attitudes, organizational relationships between officers and troops, and the interrelationships between military and civilian societies.


Your critical thinking skills will be challenged as you intensely focus on a specific concentration of your choice. Through the study of historiography, you examine how history has been written and interpreted.

No Entrance Exams

Begin your studies quickly. This MA in Military History requires no GRE entrance exam, and the program starts monthly, putting you in control.

Beyond The Classroom

Connect with fellow students, including historians and military history enthusiasts, through organizations like the Saber and Scroll History Club and the Historical Studies Honor Society. Our internationally circulated student-run journal, The Saber and Scroll, affords students the opportunity to be professionally published.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

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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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