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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cambridge, OH, United States
Through the study of cultures across the globe from ancient times to the modern era, our History program will ground you in content knowledge of the past that provides perspective and context necessary for understanding our world today. 
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Students can explore a wide variety of topics, including the American Civil War, Latin American Revolutions, the Holocaust, World War II, and youth culture in modern America. Through coursework, students hone analytical skills and approaches to problem solving that will be useful in future careers.


  • Opportunities to participate in study away tours, including an 11-day Civil War battlefield tour offered biennially
  • Summer internship opportunities at museums and public history sites in Ohio and around the country
  • Research, writing, and communication skills that are invaluable in a range of history-specific and non-history related careers    
  • Research projects under the guidance of Muskingum faculty in collaboration with local and national institutions including the United States Holocaust Museum     
  • Cohort experience gained by working to develop critical writing and research skills in our research methods course


Our students have used their history major as a foundation for careers in government, politics, journalism, education, non-profit organizations, and law. We have a high placement rate for recent graduates interested in AYA/Social Studies teaching jobs, and many graduates have gone on to successful careers as museum and public history professionals.      

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • United States History to 1877 
  • United States History since 1877 
  • Pre-Modern World History 
  • The Emergence of the Modern World 
  • US Women's History
  • The American Civil War
  • The Holocaust
  • The First World War

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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    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.

General Requirements

  • Completed International Application Form, with signatures
  • Official academic records of all secondary and post-secondary work taken, including examination results, including school leaving tests and certificates
  • Two or more letters of recommendation written by teachers 
  • An essay, at least 500 words in length, describing yourself and explaining why you would like to study at Muskingum University
  • Certified bank letter showing sufficient funds for the first year

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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