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Waxahachie, TX

November 22, 2019 | Andrew Hurst


Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) was recently ranked for having one of the best online programs to receive a Master's Degree in History from Intelligent

According to the article, the demand for historians and archivists is continuing to grow therefore making advanced degrees and extensive training for history enthusiasts more enticing than in previous years. A few statistics provided in the article are included below.

  • Demand for history professors to rise 10 percent
  • Demand for archivists up 14 percent by 2026
  • Earn $97,840 with Federal Government jobs

Intelligent reviewed programs offered online, on-campus, and in hybrid or blended formats. Once they narrowed the list of programs, they considered and evaluated factors such as cost, course strength, faculty, flexibility, and reputation. From there, they calculated an Intelligent Score on a scale of 0 to 100 for each program. The top picks for best online master’s in history degrees are highly regarded, affordable, and customizable.

SAGU was ranked 6th on the list with a score of 90.61. The university’s master’s degree in History allows flexibility for students to pursue a thesis, non-thesis or education track. Students can explore topics related to biblical backgrounds, historiography, American history, Medieval history, religion in America, military history and more.

Also, new master's students in ministry, education or history who enroll in the Fall 2019 semester or later qualify for a 20% grant. The grant awards $1,000 per semester, renewable over the life of their degree.

To learn more about our Master’s in History degree, click here

To view the full ranking list, click here


As a leading Christian university, SAGU educates and prepares individuals who want to serve Christ and others. SAGU helps students discover and develop their God-given callings in a Spirit-empowered, learning community.

We believe in affordable tuition, made possible in part through the financial support of donors who embrace the mission of SAGU and the importance of affordable, accredited programs to train Christians for leadership in ministry, business, education, and service.

Most majors are available in-person in Waxahachie, TX, and online through a wide range of associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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