• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Orlando, FL, United States| Online
The History program of University of Central Florida may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online.
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Newly admitted students choosing to complete the History program of University of Central Florida exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

A degree in History…

  • Develops the mind and sparks a capacity for critical evaluation
  • Teaches the process of historical inquiry- the selection of data, the assembling or ordering of information in systematic fashion and the development of testing ideas
  • Allows us to understand the past and present because it explores the full range of human thought and behavior in a systematic way
  • Offers each person an invaluable opportunity to sharpen perceptions of the past, of life, of reality, and of the world in which we live
  • Helps expand one’s understanding of others as well as of one’s self

Career Opportunities with a History Degree

A history degree is only limited by your imagination. A history degree gives you the tools needed to excel in today’s market. In addition to learning valuable research and writing skills, our students gain analytical skills, communication skills, and become goal-focused.

As a History major you have a door open to many exciting and fulfilling career opportunities including:

  • Archiving
  • Museum Administration
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • International Affairs
  • Libraries
  • Historical Associations
  • Government Administration
  • History Education
  • Research
  • Publishing & Editing
  • Journalism & News Reporting
  • Politics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. History: 1492-1877
  • U.S. History: 1877-Present
  • Western Civilization
  • World Civilization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and/or leaving exam results for all international and U.S.  secondary schools (high schools) attended. Refer to our Country Reference Guide for a list of secondary school credentials required by country.
  • Certified literal translation for any documentation submitted in a language other than English, if applicable
  • All official AICE, AP, Cambridge AS/A level scores, CLEP and IB scores, if applicable
  • Official SAT or ACT
  • Submit proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Submit required immigration documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5954 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orlando

  • 1111 - 1940 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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