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Old June 17th, 2017, 06:14 PM   #1

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Pursuing an online masters in history


I've done a degree in biochemistry but would like to teach history and fitness. Currently studying for a strength training certification for athletes and debating doing an online masters of Arts in history to save on cost.

Is this a good plan? Or am I just wasting my time? Teaching these two things is really important to me. Heck I even started a blog on showing how important history and physical training are.
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Old June 17th, 2017, 08:37 PM   #2

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My understanding is that if an online degree has any value it will because you will pay full tuition. If you want to do it on line check with a college you know that has a reputation.
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Old June 18th, 2017, 12:34 AM   #3

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As far as I know, the History Masters are already more specialized, in a time period, in a civilization, in a field…

It is supposed that the student already has some basic skills in history, if not a History degree.

So you should think in what specialized area you want to research for the Masters, and thus select the school, from a smaller list of possibilities.

Since you like fitness you can try history of Fitness, history of sports… or something in that line (!). It is unusual but not unique.

But, for curiosity, you want to teach in a public school? Or some kind of private Academia? Usually in the public systems there are certain requirements.
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