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History - Secondary Education

Western Michigan University

48 months
16666 USD/year
16666 USD/year
13334 USD/year
Tuition fee
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History - Secondary Education from Western Michigan University includes courses in the College of Education and Human Development, and meets State of Michigan certification requirements. If you choose this program, you will focus in either history or social studies.


At History - Secondary Education from Western Michigan University you will be eligible to qualify for a number of different honor societies and fellowship opportunities. The department has an active chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honors society. Outstanding students may also become eligible for Phi Beta Kappa. Within the department, students with strong academic records can also graduate with honors in history and qualify for an Emeriti grant for independent research and internship opportunities.

Career Prospects

  • Biographer, writer, author or editor
  • Historian
  • Historic preservation specialist
  • Historic site tour guide
  • Historical society staff member
  • Lecturer
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Market research analyst
  • Research assistant
  • Teacher (social studies)
  • Urban planner or administrator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Arts and Ideas: Ancient/Medieval 
  • World History to 1500 
  • Colonial America (WI) 
  • Era of the American Revolution (WI) 
  • Ancient Near East 
  • Ancient Greece and the Hellenistic World (WI) 
  • Ancient Rome (WI) 
  • Early Christianity (WI) 
  • The Medieval World: Society and Culture 
  • Europe after Rome, 400-1000 (WI)
  • Transformation of Medieval Europe, 1000-1500 (WI) 
  • The Crusades: West Meets East (WI) 
  • Era of the Thirty Years War: Europe 1500-1650 (WI) 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Complete high school or post-secondary education transcripts
    • $100 non-refundable application fee
    • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
    • ACT or SAT Scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8333 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8333 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6667 USD per semester during 48 months.

Tuition per credit for summer option:

  • Residents - 555.58
  • Non-resident/international - 694.48

Living costs for Kalamazoo

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.


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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