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Program Overview

Are you interested in studying history? Delta is a great place to start. Delta College offers an excellent selection of courses which apply to your Associate of Arts degree as you prepare for transfer to a bachelor's degree program in history. Our history professors would be happy to discuss their path and help you navigate yours. 

Plus, Delta is all about options, including plenty of transfer options. Make sure you understand your options by working with your transfer university to develop the best path for you. Remember to check in often to ensure you're staying on track. 

Earning Potential

An undergraduate degree in historical studies provides key skills necessary for today’s careers. Some positions require graduate degrees.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $56,800 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Historian
  • History Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Politician
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Transfer seamlessly

    So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

    Visit the Transfer Center

About Delta's Program

For information about how your Delta courses will transfer to various universities, check with the admissions office of your transfer institution. You can begin exploring how classes will transfer with the Michigan Transfer Network. Or, make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has off-campus centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

Explore Your Options

 Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE about Honors

 Study abroad

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth

More about study abroad

facts & figures

 Save big

At $99.50 per credit hour for students living in Bay, Midland or Saginaw County, Delta College is the most affordable college within 60 miles.

Check mark

In a national survey, 94 percent of Delta College students said they would recommend Delta to a friend.