Perhaps you love history because a teacher once brought the Old
West to life with tales of the Pony Express and Buffalo Bill. Or
maybe you heard Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech,
and “equal opportunity” took on new meaning. Now it’s your turn to
make history relevant and exciting for the next generation.
Strike a unique balance with interdisciplinary study in History
and Education: Explore important ideas from ancient times to the
present, and gain new perspective on today’s social, political and
economic climate—plus the skills to teach social studies at the
Master effective strategies—including emerging technologies—for
teaching history to adolescents, including special education,
multicultural and at-risk populations. You may opt to complete the
full-time internship, where you'll practice working in a high
school setting, sharing knowledge of history.
You're in good hands—Saint Leo’s Education department has been
named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher
Education Award, presented by the Association of Teacher
With a B.A. in History and a minor in Education, you can pursue
a fulfilling career in primary and secondary education, government
and the nonprofit world. If you want to teach, many school
districts and states will require a teaching certificate, which may
require additional preparation.
Visit our Admissions page.