Norwich University’s online Master of Art in History offers four concentrations.
The American History concentration is designed to help you establish yourself as a complete historian through the systematic exploration of history in the United States.
The World History concentration is designed to give you the capability to examine world history to build a strong historical knowledge base.
The Public History concentration is designed to help give you the capability to provide analysis, synthesis, argument, and significance (ASAS) through effective, graduate level writing and to integrate historical research with the modes of delivery commonly found in the public history field, such as museum interpretative exhibits, archival collections, and others.
The new Legal and Constitutional History concentration is designed to provide you with a broader and deeper understanding of the historiographical foundations of European and American legal and constitutional structures.
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. Those studying Public History will learn the professional skills and knowledge in non-teaching history-related careers in preservation, oral history, archival work, records management, museology, digitization, documentary editing, corporate history, and living and public parks history. Those studying Legal and Constitutional History will learn legal traditions, such as the rule of law, civil rights, and the balance of powers among the branches of government.
Benefits of an Online Master of Arts in History from Norwich University
- Improve your historical insight, research, writing, analysis and presentation skills.
- 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.
For two centuries, Norwich University has played a vital role in history as America's first private military college, the nation’s first private college to offer civil engineering instruction, and the birthplace of ROTC. We are also the proud alma mater of more than 18,000 alumni - many of whom have made significant contributions to our country’s development, including Edwin Ferry Johnson, chief engineer of the Northern Pacific Railroad; Harry Bates Thayer, president and chairman of AT&T in the 1920s; and General Gordon L. Sullivan, chief of staff of the U.S. Army in the 1990s.