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Historical Studies

SUNY Empire State College

48 months
353 USD/credit 10943 USD/year
353 USD/credit 10943 USD/year
295 USD/credit 9145 USD/year
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As a student in the Historical Studies program of SUNY Empire State College, you will explore human history and the nature of human existence by examining topics such as the development of social, political and religious groups, national experiences, a particular time period or important historic figure or event, or themes such as women in history


Why choose a degree in historical studies?

Students in the Historical Studies program of SUNY Empire State College are prepared to go on to careers in:

  • teaching
  • historic preservation and restoration
  • research
  • archiving
  • museums or libraries
  • graduate school
  • public history
  • law.

Degrees Available

As a regionally accredited college of the State University of New York, Empire State College offers the following degrees in historical studies:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • B.A. or B.S. in Historical Studies / M.A.T. in Adolescent Education.

Taking individual courses as a nondegree student is also possible and will offer you the same range and depth of courses and rigorous standards as matriculated undergraduate students.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:
  • World History I, to 1600
  • United States History: 1865 to the Present: From Reconstruction to Global Involvement
  • Women's and Family History in America: Colonial period to present
  • History Of Mathematics
  • American Ethnic History
  • World History II, Circa 1600 to the present

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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124 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Proof of high school completion
  • Application essay
  • Official transcripts from all institutions listed on the application
  • A nonrefundable orientation fee
  • Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have sufficient English proficiency to study at Empire State College
  • Foreign educational documents must be evaluated by an approved evaluation service and original evaluation reports submitted directly to the college. Copies of evaluation will not be accepted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10943 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 353 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    10943 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 353 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9145 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 295 USD per credit during 48 months.


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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