The Master of Arts with a Specialization in Teaching American History and Government will provide secondary school teachers with an integrated program combining advanced studies in curriculum and instruction with intensive study of American history and government through the analytical use of original documents. By combining educational methods with advanced content studies, the program will give teachers the content field and pedagogical expertise necessary to improve their effectiveness as teachers of college-level skills in the secondary school classroom.
- Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
- Democracy in Education
- Social and Historical Foundations
- School and Society
- Educational Psychology and Human Development
English Language Requirements
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:6.5
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score:550
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
Minimum required score:79
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).