24 months
545 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
545 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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Students pursuing a Master of Arts in History at Liberty University will study both historical facts and scholarly arguments in order to draw new interpretations and challenge old ones. 

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 Liberty offers two M.A. in History concentrations: American History and European History. Students will leave this program better able to understand history’s place in God’s plan and will be prepared to meet the demands of history-related vocations or further collegiate studies.

Career Opportunities for Master of Arts in History at Liberty University  Graduates

  • College or secondary teacher
  • Researcher
  • Archivist
  • Museum curator
  • Government worker
  • Editor


Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • American History 
  • European History
  • Historical Methods and Interpretation
  •  American Christian Heritage
  • Modern European Military History
  • Recent America (Since 1945)
  • Special Topics in World History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing. A 2.5 to 2.99 GPA may grant admission on caution
  • Statement of Purpose: Please submit a 300- to 500-word essay including your goals and an explanation of what you hope to gain from and contribute to the program.
  • Prerequisites (must be taken prior to admission): minimum of 18 undergraduate credit hours in history or related discipline (lower- or upper-level hours)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
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