Master of Arts in Military History

Career Opportunities for Military History Graduates

Our online Master of Arts in Military History program serves as a stepping stone to advancement in a variety of fields and can help you increase your earning potential. While the average historian earns $55,110, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than a quarter of our graduates earn a salary between $70,000 and $89,000, and more than 40% earn more than $90,000.*

The online Master of Arts in Military History program attracts highly motivated and passionate students from across the country. Our graduates have leveraged their in-depth exploration of military history and the key skills they have developed in their professional and personal lives.

Our graduates have pursued a variety of roles, including:

  • Historian
  • Teacher
  • Assistant Professor
  • Surface Warfare Officer
  • Chief of Force Structure

And are able to work in a variety of industries and organizations, including**:

  • State and local governments
  • Federal government agencies
  • Museums
  • Archives
  • Research organizations
  • Consulting firms
  • Historical societies
  • Academic institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations

What our graduates have to say**:

  • 93% of responding Master of Arts in Military History graduates said their degree helped open new professional opportunities.
  • 100% of responding Master of Arts in Military History graduates say they were successful in advancing in their field or career.
  • 93% of responding alumni believe that their Master of Arts in Military History degree was a worthwhile investment.

*Source: www.bls.gov
**Source: Norwich University Master of Arts in Military History Graduate Survey, fielded March 2016