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History

Get Your History Degree From a Christian University

Prepare for a successful career while earning your bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, associate, or minor from Liberty University’s Department of History. With our history, social sciences, and military studies degree programs, your knowledge of these fields will be enriched as you explore exciting career options.

Courses are taught from a Christian worldview by experienced professors who share your passion for history and are grounded in their faith. Interested in a career in politics, education, or communications? A degree from our Department of History will get you ready for these career opportunities and more.


History Featured Areas of Study

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Featured History Faculty

Student Opportunities

Public History Projects

  • Chaplains Museum
    Open Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the terrace level of the JF Library. Summer hours vary.
  • New London Projects
    The New London projects give students hands-on opportunities in archaeology, historical architecture, historical interpretation, and much more.

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What Our Alumni Say:

Aleah Schrock

"The most important thing about Liberty is the people. The people I’ve met have probably been the most impactful in shaping me into the person I am. I obviously enjoyed my classes and the opportunities I’ve had to study abroad. (Liberty) challenged, encouraged, and developed me more fully as a person."

Stephanie Wright
"It was a lot of fun to work with the new public history initiatives launched by Liberty’s history department. It’s a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience because historical archeology is something that you have to do. It’s hard to learn it just by being in a classroom, so the investment by Liberty has been great for students."
Grace H.

"The small tight-knit community that [the History Department] has, I think, is what made it a great experience for me. You get to know all your professors. They really guide you in not only what you are doing in your school work, but they guide you professionally."

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Congratulations to Dr. Jones for being recognized as Teacher of the Year for the second time in a row! Your dedication and commitment to your students and your field are truly commendable. Thank you for your tireless efforts and for continuously striving to make a positive impact within the Kingdom and the Department. Your hard work is truly appreciated and inspiring to us all!

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