48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At History from Northern State University students graduate from Northern with outstanding communication and research skills – and are prepared to think independently and critically.


At History from Northern State University you'll use the historical method to investigate important questions about society; perform research and clearly present findings; and identify and explain the significance of important events and issues in American and world history. 

Dedicated NSU faculty will help you make connections across time and space and fine-tune your writing and thinking skills.

You'll learn to read critically, write effectively and reach your full potential as a citizen.

History majors are found in a wide variety of fields. Many graduates find rewarding careers in law, education, business, museums, historic sites, nonprofit institutions, government, and more.


History majors with a bachelor's degree are employed across the spectrum of the American economy. Many work in private, for-profit firms in sales and marketing jobs, in the education and government sectors, or are self-employed.

Potential jobs include educator, tour guide, museums/historical sites, park ranger, historic preservationist, archaeologist, think tank, cultural resources, writer, editor, multimedia producer, publisher, archivist, records manager, librarian, information manager, lawyer, paralegal, litigation support, foundations, contract historian, insurance, and intelligence/diplomacy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Western Civilization
  • United States History
  • Revolution and Early National United States
  • The United States Since 1941
  • Cold War
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Ancient Israel
  • Medieval Europe
  • Ancient Greece
  • World History
  • German Civilization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 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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