History, Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in History

University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Fully Online
  • 18
  • $351.00
  • $457.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online History, Graduate Certificate provides students with expertise in history regardless of what their degree is in.

Students of the online History, Graduate Certificate to gain:  

  • Contextual knowledge, intellectual experience and cultural awareness through historical coursework.
  • Skills necessary to teach history-related courses.
  • Expertise of people, events, ideas and values from a historical perspective.
  • Credentials for career advancement.
  • Access to a highly flexible online format taught by dedicated faculty members who work hard to set every student on the path to success.

This certificate is designed to help educators meet the new requirements set by the Higher Learning Commission to teach history-related courses in institutions of higher education or dual enrollment/concurrent enrollment courses in high schools. 

Career Outlook: The study of history helps people understand change and the world we live in. Through the study of history, students gain the ability to assess evidence, conflicting interpretations and past examples of change. These skills are important to many different career fields. 

Career fields may include: 

  • Banking and finance
  • Business management and marketing
  • Government administration and politics
  • Healthcare
  • Information technology
  • International relations and foreign affairs
  • Law and law enforcement
  • Media and communications
  • Public administration
  • Teaching
  • Tourism

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.