Online Graduate Certificate in History

Online Graduate Certificate in History

Is history your passion? Are you a high school teacher who wants to teach dual-credit courses? Do you have a busy life and need a program with a flexible schedule and convenience? Consider enrolling in the online Graduate Certificate in History at Indiana University Kokomo!

This 18-credit hour online program offers a high-quality IU education from the same professors who teach on campus, while allowing you to work on studies on your time. You will learn with online peers, gaining a depth of knowledge in a variety of historical subjects, practicing historical interpretation, thinking critically, employing research and analysis methods, and communicating concepts and ideas with precision and clarity.

When you complete this program, you will gain effective oral and written historical communication skills, the ability to perform research, the ability to construct original historical arguments, and the ability to effectively teach dual-credit history courses.

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in History, you must complete 18 credit hours.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate institution
  • 250-word personal statement explaining background and reasons for entering the program

The online Graduate Certificate in History is ideal for those who want to teach dual-credit courses in History, and who need to meet Higher Learning Commission (HLC) qualification standards. These standards require teachers to hold either a master’s degree in History or a master’s degree in another discipline (such as education), plus at least 18 credit hours of discipline-specific graduate coursework. 

If you hold a master's degree in a discipline other than History, you can meet HLC standards by completing this program. Credit hours earned while completing this certificate may be applied to the Master of Arts for Teachers in History.


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Ready to dive in? You can apply to the program today and take the next step to earning your certificate.

If you have more questions about what this program might entail, or want more details about becoming an online student, learn more about the online Graduate Certificate in History from IU Online.

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