UA Little Rock’s online history program ranked among the most affordable in the nation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized for having one of the most affordable online history degree programs in the country.

Education Reference Desk, a higher education research organization, listed UA Little Rock 10th among its 2021 list of the Most Affordable Online Colleges for History Degrees.

UA Little Rock offers two online undergraduate programs in history. The Bachelor of Arts in history prepares students for a wide range of careers by teaching a core set of transferable skills through the study of societies, cultures, and economies across a broad chronological and geographical spectrum. Graduates go on to use these skills in a variety of different jobs as educators, researchers, editors, information managers, advocates, or business executives.

UA Little Rock’s Bachelor of Arts in history with a Minor in education offers an excellent program for the preparation of social studies educators. In the history-social studies education program, students gain experience in research, writing, and discussion in history, geography, political science, economics, and behavioral sciences, as well as practical teaching experience through four field placements in local schools. This program has a 100 percent placement rate in K-12 schools for all history/secondary education students who wish to teach full time.

Schools considered for this ranking were collected from official accrediting agency websites, are regionally or nationally accredited, and offer at least one fully online history degree.Pulling data from the National Center for Education Statistics, colleges were evaluated based on their affordability.

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