M.A. On Campus

History for Educators

La Salle University

12 months
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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The M.A. in History for Educators from La Salle University curriculum provides distinct opportunities to advance the careers of both practicing social studies teachers and aspiring graduate students in History. 


Both the mission statement of the university as a whole and that of the graduate division are congruent in letter and spirit with the aims of this History for Educators program. The Mission Statement for Graduate Studies notes that La Salle University’s graduate programs “help students to correlate and synthesize information from various fields, to relate the theoretical to the practical, and to develop values in the liberal arts tradition.” 

Learning outcomes

  • Understand historiographical approaches
  • Comprehend and retain pedagogical content knowledge
  • Apply critical thinking and analytical skills relative to the contextual historical scholarship
  • Use substantive prose style in order to present meaningful explanations of historical events
  • Appreciate the importance of factual evidence and chronology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography
  • Readings in American History
  • Readings in European History
  • Readings in World History
  • Visualizing History
  • Oral History
  • Readings in Special Topics in American, European, and Global History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In most cases, candidates for admission to the M.A. in History for Educators program should have taken 18 hours of undergraduate course work in history or a related discipline In addition
  •  a currently valid teaching certificate; 
  • an acceptable score on the Professional Knowledge section of the Praxis Test (native speakers of a language other than English must submit TOEFL scores); or
  • an acceptable score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). Additional application materials include transcripts of all undergraduate coursework, two letters of recommendation, a brief personal statement (250 to 500 words), and a writing sample (preferably from an undergraduate research paper).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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