Skip to Main Content

AMMH - Military History

Military History & History Graduate Master of Arts

Program Delivery

Online Program

Degree Designation

Master of Arts

Program Level


Program Type



College of Graduate & Continuing Studies


Program Description

Program Director: David Ulbrich

Associate Program Director of Academics: John Broom


The Master of Arts in Military History program:

  • provides students with a base of historical knowledge within the field of military history,

  • builds an awareness of differing historical interpretations and the ability to synthesize diverse types of historical knowledge,

  • builds and refine student research, writing, analysis and presentation skills,

  • provides students with an introduction to historical pedagogy,

  • provides students with a foundation for developing a professional identity as a historian and,

  • helps students “learn to think like a historian” and develop “historiographical sensibilities” and “historical habits of mind.”

The Master of Arts in Military History curriculum is guided by the goals for history M.A. degrees outlined by the American Historical Association. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a base of historical knowledge, graduate-level historical research skills, an introduction to historical pedagogy, the foundation for an identity as a historian, and the “habits of mind” of a professional historian.

Master of Arts in Military History students come from a variety of different professions and seek to earn their M.A. in Military History for both personal and professional reasons. Many students who are professional educators utilize the Masters of Arts in Military History to further their expertise in the field of military history. The degree is also a means of professional development to military personnel who see the degree as highly relevant to their profession. A few students use the degree as preparation for further work in the field at the Ph.D. level.

Founded in 1819, Norwich University serves students with varied work schedules and lifestyles. Discover our online degree programs, certificates and professional development offerings via our virtual learning platform. Connect with Norwich’s exceptional faculty and students from across the country and around the world.

Norwich University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Norwich University, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663 USA

Contact Us
Phone: 1 (866) 684-7237

© 1819 - 2024 Norwich University

Powered by Coursedog