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Political Science - Secondary Education Teacher Certifications

48 months
37075 USD/year
37075 USD/year
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Political Science - Secondary Education Teacher Certifications at Westminster College New Wilmington students prepare for careers in politics, policy-making, campaigns, international affairs, law, and political analysis by developing critical thinking skills and participating in internships and hands-on volunteer opportunities. 


The mission of Westminster College Political Science - Secondary Education Teacher Certifications is to help men and women develop competencies, commitments and characteristics which have distinguished human beings at their best. The liberal arts tradition is the foundation of the curriculum continually designed to serve this mission in a rapidly changing world.

Learning outcomes

The department offers classes in American Politics, Political Philosophy and Public Policy, and International/Comparative Politics. Students learn about the scope and process of modern political science and methods for understanding the interactions of groups and individuals in diverse political systems. Westminster hosts a chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honorary society, and students can explore campus groups, such as College Democrats, College Republicans, Green Party, and Amnesty International. Firsthand experience prepares students for future political science careers. At Westminster, students can participate in local, regional, and national political campaigns, enroll in a program of governmental study at American University in Washington, D.C., contribute to Westminster’s mock convention, and join the Model United Nations Team.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Introduction to Political Science
  •  American National Government
  •  Introduction to Political Philosophy
  •  International Politics 
  • Educational Psychology 
  •  Reading in the Content Areas 
  •  Teaching in the Secondary School
  •  Student Teaching and Seminar-Secondary 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Fall deadline for domestic students: November 15th. After this date, admissions are based on space availability.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application requires complete information regarding qualifications, English language proficiency, plan of study, financial status, letters of recommendation, and physical health of the student. It must be fully completed before the student will be considered for admission.
    • Academic Records, Transcrips and English Requirements
    • Financial Resources & Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37075 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37075 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 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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