American Public University’s Bachelor of Arts in Military History is designed for students seeking greater understanding of military historiography studies in the context of a general liberal arts education. This popular baccalaureate education is completed entirely online, enabling working adults to fit a quality education into their busy schedules. The curriculum is designed differently than many military history programs because it focuses primarily on armed conflict and how their outcomes shaped civilizations throughout history.
The program provides a general foundation in the military history discipline by emphasizing five historical perspectives. This includes (1) philosophies and strategies of war; (2) leaders and management of militaries and people; (3) decisive historical battles and their influence on societies; (4) technological innovations in war and their influence on society; and how (5) historical lessons of diplomacy and foreign affairs may prevent or lead to future conflicts. Additionally, the online Bachelor of Arts in Military History underscores strong research, writing and critical thinking skills which are applicable in a variety of career pursuits.
Classes at American Public University are taught by expert practitioners. Many professors within the military history discipline are published historians and military leaders who share a strong passion for their studies and bring their unique perspectives and relevant research into the classroom discussion. Students connect and interact online with American Public University’s large community of professionals and history enthusiasts.
Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.
Explore the concentrations available for this program.
- American Military History