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Associate of Arts (A.A.) in History

Online History Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

Historical study is not just the history of past politics and government, but it is also concerned with the study of social life; economic activity; intellectual and artistic pursuits; gender; geography; and religion. Regent’s online Associate of Arts in History degree program will provide the opportunity for you to explore these areas and develop skills to accurately read, interpret and analyze the primary sources on which historical study is based.

The online history degree program will enable you to learn to interpret history from a Christian perspective and gain the skills necessary for the accurate and timely searching and retrieval of relevant historical sources. In addition, you will develop strong writing and speaking skills that are critical in today’s workplaces.

This online associate degree in history allows you to earn a degree while working and prepares you for a wide range of careers in history including positions such as history research assistants, document archivists, art historians and park historians. Graduates with history degrees often work at museums or national parks as tour guides, interpreters, administrative staff or historical research personnel. History majors with strong writing skills may pursue careers as journalists or novelists; while graduates with interests in research may work for historical organizations, think tanks or libraries.

Career Opportunities:

  • Museums/Historical Organizations
  • Travel/Tourism
  • Information Management/Archival
  • Historical Preservation
  • Historical Research
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 64 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 15 History)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Associate of Arts in History
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty

Dr. Joshua McMullen, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Government, History and Criminal Justice; phone: 757.352.4776; email:

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