Understand the present by studying the past

Learn how to see the bigger picture with online history courses.

History courses offer insight and perspective

The study of history can offer you a deeper understanding of human origins, key events that shaped our development and perspective into diverse cultures around the world. It also helps you gain a broader view of the past, an understanding of the present and insight into the future. 

Our online history courses cover a wide range of topics, events, places and eras. You can study everything from ancient worlds and human discovery to modern day globalization. We also have courses covering the history of specific states and constitutional matters.

Enroll and explore interesting topics such as:

  • The social, political and economic developments during the World Wars.
  • The historical, political, philosophical and economic roots of the U.S. Constitution.
  • The historical and cultural developments of ancient worlds like Egypt, Greece and Rome.
  • The diverse political, social and economic histories of India, China, Southeast Asia, Korea and Japan.

Additionally, when you enroll in online history courses you’ll have access to helpful resources like our comprehensive online library and academic tools, like writing help and math assistance.

You can take history courses for personal development or apply the credit toward one of our degree programs. If you plan on using credit earned with us at an outside institution, you must first check with them to see if the credit is transferable.

Our programs make continuing education more convenient for the adult learner. You can take history courses online and complete coursework when it is convenient for you. You can even stay connected on the go with our innovative mobile app that allows you complete coursework from anywhere.

Let us help you get the education you need to meet your personal and professional goals. Get started today by calling 866.484.1815 or request more information.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.