The flexibility of two tracks allows you to choose a geographic region that is of most interest to you. Whether you choose the East Asia track or Southeast Asia track, this certificate complements your current graduate degree and prepares you for a variety of careers.


History, MA

The flexibility of choosing to study the geographic locations and time periods you are interested in allows you to pursue topics which spark your passion. The intensive coursework allows you to acquire skills for whatever career you decide to pursue.

Cultivate a strong background in historical research methodology and scholarly analysis. Your skills in text analysis, research and writing acquired from systematic examination of many issues relevant to today's society prepares you to enter the competitive workforce.

By learning the teachings of philosophy and current philosophical topics, you are prepared for a future in education or the workforce with foundational skills that support philosophical thinking.

With access to top philosophical thinkers, you can earn an interdisciplinary PhD degree that enables you to make an impact on the world in your choice of fields, such as, law, medicine, religion and politics.

Go beyond the history and foundation of the world's religions to look at comparative topics that put religion in the forefront of many modern-day themes in this master's degree program, from which you can receive a broad understanding of all religions.

Gain a firm understanding of the role religion plays in today's world and the expertise that prepares you for careers in academia and beyond.

ASU faculty, historians of the National WWII Museum and unique archival resources provide you with an in-depth understanding of the effects of World War II on current and future world events. This first-of-its-kind program is a unique partnership between ASU and the National WWII Museum and is taught online.