Program Details

Majoring in History at Inver Hills gives you a solid foundation in historical study that promotes intellectual excellence along with exceptional competence in key transferable skills:

Writing, editing, and presentation
Critical analysis
Rigorous research
Interdisciplinary thinking
Cultural appreciation
Big-picture viewpoint

History at Inver Hills

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Transfer Information

The A.A. with Emphasis in History at Inver Hills has transfer agreements with seven Minnesota State universities:

MN private colleges

Additional Transfer Pathway agreements have been established by various MN private colleges. Visit mnprivatecolleges.org/transfer for the most up to date information.

History at Inver Hills Adds Up

What you’ll accomplish as a student in our History program:

  1. Work directly with deeply knowledgeable, student-centric history faculty
  2. Get experience analyzing the human condition from a historical perspective
  3. Expand your global perspective
  4. Maximize your ability to interpret past events
  5. Amplify your comprehension of current cultural trends and issues
  6. Augment your capacity to develop your own theories and insights
  7. Learn from the triumphs and blunders of historical figures
  8. Benefit from small class sizes and collaborating with likeminded classmates
  9. Save money and continue your academic and professional careers with less student debt

According to U.S. News & World Report, national student loan debt topped $1.7 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, or roughly $740 billion more than U.S. total credit card debt.

In Minnesota, 900,000 student loan borrowers owe an average $31,250 in federal and private student debt. That debt translates into an average monthly payment topping $250. 

Tuition and fees for one year at Inver Hills costs a little less than $5,500. Compare that to $15,000 to $20,000 at a for-profit college, or $40,000 to $50,000+ at a private college or university. You can complete your first two years at Inver Hills getting a topflight, hands-on education from knowledgeable, caring and experienced faculty and then transfer to a four-year school as a junior all while saving thousands of dollars.