If you would like to contribute to your community by becoming an educator, Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Bachelor of Arts in History for Secondary Education can help you become a middle school or high school social studies or history teacher. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers this history teacher degree program to provide a solid foundation in historical content and the classroom skills for a successful career in teaching in a curriculum infused with Christian and ethical teachings.
The contemporary history programs at GCU explore the discipline thematically, as an alternative to the more common chronological approach. This secondary education degree engages you in historical contexts that are relevant to your interests and contemporary society.
Programs leading to teacher certification may require practicum hours, state exams, student teaching and an institutional recommendation from GCU.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications.
Campus: $8250 per semester
Online: $440 per credit
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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