History affords the opportunity to appreciate the diversity of human encounters through theStribling Cabin inquiry of one’s own and other’s cultures and societies as they have developed over time. The study of history is a meticulous intellectual discipline involving research techniques, problem solving, and the critical evaluation of evidence. Historians seek and critique what women and men of the past have left behind, what they have created and what imprints they have left on the global society. More Go

Park University offers the Bachelor of History degree (Parkville) and the Bachelor of Science in Military History degree (Online). Our program also offers a Military Studies minor at the Parkville campus, Kansas City Accelerated Programs, Park Extended Learning, and Online.

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Degree Offerings


B.A. Major

  • 36 Hours
  • 2.75 GPA
    16-Week Parkville


  • 18 Hours
  • 2.75 GPA
    16-Week Parkville


Several scholarships, grants and prizes are available to students in the History Program at Park University. More Go

Mission, Objectives and Competencies

View the mission, objectives, competencies, outcomes, and curriculum elements for the History program. More Go

Studying History

Historians endeavor to discover precedents and ascertain consequences by means of meticulous research based on documents and artifacts remaining from prior people, places, and periods. More Go


The skills individuals learn upon achieving a history degree provides them with numerous career options in a diverse range of fields. More Go

George S. Robb Centre

George S. Robb PhotographThe mission of the George S. Robb Centre for the Study of the Great War is to advance an international awareness encompassing aspects of World War I (1914-1918) through exploration, dialogue, scholarship, education, and examination of humanistic and non-humanistic endeavors associated with enhancement of global perspectives.

Phi Alpha Theta (Zeta Omicron)

Best Chapter LogoZeta Omicron is the award-winning Park University chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among students and historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways. More Go

U.S. History Bee Host Site

U.S. History BeePark is a proud host site for the U.S. History Bee, an individual social studies competition for high school students across America. The U.S. History Bee puts an emphasis on what students are learning in the classroom, and rewards their passion for learning.

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