Secondary Education: History Area of Emphasis

Master of Science in Education, Secondary Education: History Area of Emphasis

Contact area of emphasis advisor Dr. Kathleen Kennedy.

Prerequisite History requirements

A minimum of 24 undergraduate hours in history.

History requirements

Elect one course from HST 720, 740, 760, and 770        3 hrs

Additional course work in history                                    12 hrs

Total                                                                                15 hrs

Accelerated Master's Degree Option

Eligible undergraduate BSEd majors in History may apply for early admission to the Master of Science in Education in History.  Once accepted for early admission, students will be able to take up to six (6) hours of history courses at the 600- or 700-level that apply to both their undergraduate and graduate programs.  Before enrolling in courses to be counted for both undergraduate and graduate credit, an undergraduate student must be accepted into the accelerated master's program option AND receive prior approval from the History Department Head, History MSED Program Coordinator and the Graduate College (on a Mixed Credit form).   The student must complete their BSEd History program and receive Missouri certification in Social Studies (9-12) to continue in the MSEd History program beyond the six (6) hours earned through the accelerated master's program option.

Accelerated Admission Requirements

  1. Junior standing, with an overall GPA of 3.25.
  2. Major in BSEd History, having completed fifteen (15) hours in the department with a GPA in the major of 3.4.
  3. Recommendation by a faculty member in the History Department.