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There are many hybrid and online master's degree programs available, but how many of them combine the rich interaction of an in-person classroom with the convenience of learning from home? Ashland University's Master of Arts programs in American history and government take online learning to the next level. At Ashland, you'll learn from leading scholars from universities across the nation in a dynamic, live, online classroom.

You can either focus solely on the study of American history and government or you can blend the study of the latest education theory with in-depth study of history and government.

Our programs combine the high-quality instruction you want with the flexibility you need. No other online master’s in history or government can deliver a traditional graduate school experience in a convenient format that fits your personal and professional needs.

Take your first course tuition-free

The best way to determine if the program is right for you is to experience it first-hand as a student. Newly admitted degree-seeking students take their first course at our main campus in Ashland, Ohio tuition-free.

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About our Programs

Our graduate programs in American History and Government provide the flexibility working professionals need. Designed for social studies teachers, our students also include community college faculty, museum and library personnel, professional development coordinators, those with a personal or professional interest in history and government. With convenient course delivery formats, Ashland's graduate programs in history and government are sure to fit your personal, professional and educational needs.

What Do Our Students Say About Their Experience?

For many MAHG students, the program has changed their approach to teaching. Imagine being empowered to set aside that drab textbook and teach entirely with original sources. Others have called their MAHG summers the experience they need to start the next school year with renewed energy and vigor. Studying a subject they love, surrounded by peers who share that same passion, makes this program the best choice for a serious social studies teacher.

Contact Information

Charles Martindell
Graduate Programs Resource Manager
Master of Arts in American History and Government
220 Dwight Schar College of Education