History - Educator Preparation Program

Southern Connecticut State University

24 months
12244 USD/year
6072 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree is designed to combine advanced historical study (21 credits) with course work necessary for certification to teach History and Social Science in grades 7-12 (30 credits).

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Candidates choosing the thesis option will complete a program of study consisting of 21 credits of history classes in a chosen major and minor field of history, certification coursework of 30 credits and a 6 credit thesis (57 credits total). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Transformation of American Society 1877-1917
  • American Overland Trail
  • A Women's Place is in the Curriculum: A Multicultural Approach
  • Sex, Race, and the American Law
  • American Radical Tradition
  • History of Women in the Profession

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


51 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree from an institution accredited by a recognized regional accrediting agency in the  United States. If you are pursuing a Master's degree, a Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Appropriate academic background in or for the program in which graduate study will be done.  For a Master's degree, an undergraduate cumulative average of at least 3.0 
  • Recommendation of the graduate program coordinator. Specific graduate programs may have higher admission standards and/or require scores on standardized examinations such as the GRE (Graduate  Record Examination) or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) as well as letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12244 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6072 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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History - Educator Preparation Program
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