History Education Graduate Certificate
The Graduate Certificate in History Education is designed for practicing teachers, instructional coordinators, and history educators in the community who are seeking to deepen their knowledge of history education. It offers history and social studies educators a program that integrates historical and educational knowledge, theory, and practice. The purpose of the certificate is to improve the practice of history education in schools and the community, to introduce history educators to research in the field, to deepen their historical knowledge, and to encourage sophisticated teaching and curriculum development built on research at the intersection of history and the learning sciences.
Applicants wishing to pursue the Graduate Certificate in History Education in conjunction with an MA degree or an MED should follow the normal application procedures for their respective Master’s level program. Applicants wishing to pursue the Graduate Certificate in History Education alone normally must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and should apply specifically for this certificate program and submit three letters of recommendation and a writing sample along with their application.
All candidates for Graduate Certificate in History Education must complete:
|HIST 6013||History Education in Schools and Communities||3|
|HIST/TCH ED 6115||Historical Thinking in Research and Practice||3|
Students must take an additional twelve credits at the graduate level in History or Education courses as approved by the Program Director.