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History at American Public University System

If you are interested in studying history, you may want to check out the program at American Public University System. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. Of the 5,873 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Public University System in 2019, 109 of them were history majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University History Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in History
  • Bachelor’s Degree in History
  • Master’s Degree in History

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? American Military University offers distance education options for history at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University History Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the history program at American Military University was ranked #172 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online History Schools 7
Best History Colleges for Veterans 8
Most Popular Colleges for History 14
Best Colleges for History 172
Most Focused Colleges for History 494

In 2019, 217 students received their master’s degree in history from American Military University. This makes it the #1 most popular school for history master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of American Military University History Graduates

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $42,600. This is 51% higher than $28,200, which is the national average for all history bachelor's degree recipients.

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History Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at American Public University System.

American Military University History Associate’s Program

15% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 85% of history associate's degrees went to men and 15% went to women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of History Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in history at American Military University are white. Around 52% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

American Military University History Bachelor’s Program

23% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The history program at American Military University awarded 109 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 77% of these degrees went to men with the other 23% going to women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of History Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at American Military University are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 73
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

American Military University History Master’s Program

26% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 217 history majors earned their master's degree from American Military University. Of these graduates, 74% were men and 26% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of History Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a history master's degree from American Military University, 77% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 168
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
High School Teachers 3,790 $47,050
Managers 1,880 $77,290
History Professors 270 $47,280

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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