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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Philadelphia, PA, United States
History majors from Saint Joseph's University uncover the past – its mysteries, tragedies and triumphs. With the benefit of hindsight, you will investigate how previous societies have dealt with common human concerns and evaluate the outcomes.
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Faculty members are noted experts in their areas of specialization, regularly publishing books and articles on topics as diverse as the American Civil War and the history of East Asian civilizations. But their primary focus is to provide you with an excellent, personalized education. Students are also encouraged to apply for internships and summer grants to work with historical and government associations.


Saint Joseph’s University History program encourages students to become discerning researchers, critical thinkers, clear writers and historically aware global citizens. Through course work, you will develop your own sense of the past, as well as a familiarity with the political, cultural and institutional developments that have shaped the contemporary world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Schools in Society 
  • Adolescent Development 
  • Literacy, Language and Culture 
  • Literacy in the Content Areas 
  • Introduction to Special Education 
  • Teaching Adolescents in an Inclusive Environment
  • Assessment: Identification & Progress Monitoring
  • Instructional Techniques for Social Studies 
  • Secondary Student Teaching

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

We require a high school diploma or recognized equivalent for admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Standard secondary school coursework includes the following core subject areas:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of mathematics
  • 2 years of history
  • 2 years of a laboratory science
  • 2 years of a world language

Competitive applicants typically exceed the minimum requirements and have taken four years in all five core subject areas.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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