48 months
47500 USD/year
47500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At History program at California Lutheran University you’ll also be a strong writer, an effective researcher, and a perceptive analyst — abilities that are in demand and will serve you well in any field you choose to enter.


At History program at California Lutheran University studying history isn’t about memorizing dates. It’s about gaining insight into the way our world once worked and how that influences societies today. By understanding the past, you’ll be able to offer a clearer perspective on modern global issues.

Explore topics important to you

In addition to learning about general world and U.S. history, you’ll examine specific topics in depth, such as the Civil War, Medieval Europe, the Middle East, the Cold War, and women in history. Choose the ones that interest you most!

Go where the history is

International travel courses will allow you to explore histories at the sites of their creation. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in internships and engage in projects that will bring you to the archives, libraries, and other sources of primary data in Southern California.

Contribute your unique perspective

Connect with the intellectual community by joining the National History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta. Plugging in to this large and growing professional network of historians will allow you to share your ideas and take an active role in the collective understanding of history.

Your Future

Majors of the History program at California Lutheran University often pursue graduate work in law or the social sciences, but are equally well prepared to begin careers in museum studies, archival work, genealogy, public administration, and media reporting.

If your career aspirations include teaching social science for grades 7-12, we offer a distinct major designed to meet your needs.

Career paths:

  • Archivist
  • Assistant Curator
  • Author 
  • City Manager
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Dramaturgist
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Engineering Technician
  • Financial Planner
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lawyer
  • Pastor
  • Pilot
  • University Professor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Civilization to 1500
  • World Civilizations Since 1500
  • United States History to 1877
  • United States History Since 1877
  • Historical Geography
  • Ancient Greek World
  • Medieval Europe & Mediterranean World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Your Application & Essay
  • Request Recommendation
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Optional Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    47500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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