Postgraduate Certificate Online

American Revolution

American Public University

2 months
370 USD/credit
370 USD/credit
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The American Revolution Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University weighs the political, economic, and military factors that brought the British Empire to conflict against its former colony.


Course Details

Take a journey through history, tracing the events leading to the British Empire’s conflict with its colony by earning the American Revolution Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University.

This online graduate certificate in the American Revolution deepens your understanding of the Revolutionary War and its enduring impact on U.S. society, examining such phenomena as the British Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, and taxation without representation. This certificate emphasizes a balanced perspective of colonial and British viewpoints during this intriguing era.

This robust six-course program in the American Revolution considers the political, economic, and military factors that led to the Revolutionary War as you explore its leaders, military strategies, and tactics.

What You Will Do

  • Dissect the American Revolution, including events leading up to and following the Revolutionary War
  • Analyze the operational contributions of American and British military leadership using select land battles
  • Evaluate an early and pivotal campaign in the American Revolution by assessing its strategy, tactics, and results
  • Explain the American Revolution from the British viewpoint including colonial policies, diplomacy, military leadership, and other influences in Great Britain
  • Assess the military strategy of the American Revolution

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The American Revolution in Context
  • Studies in U.S Military History
  • Strategy, Tactics and Leadership of the American Revolution
  • British Perspective of the American Revolution
  • The American Revolution
  • The Seven Years War

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

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18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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