Secondary History & Government Teacher Education Program at KU
The bachelor's degree in secondary history and government teacher education at the University of Kansas School of Education prepares individuals to be teachers in sixth-grade through twelfth-grade classrooms.
Benefits of the program include:
- Program Reputation - KU’s bachelor's degree in secondary history and government teacher education is offered through the KU School of Education, which recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Education Schools.
- Field Experiences, Early & Often - The teacher education program combines general education courses, professional education coursework, and language-specific courses with multiple field experiences at the secondary level in rural, urban, and suburban communities.
- Dual Programming - Coursework fulfills the requirements for a bachelor's degree and also prepares students to pursue an initial teaching license in Kansas. It's a two-for-one program at KU!
The secondary history and government education program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state of Kansas. If you plan to obtain a license or certification in a state other than Kansas or a US territory after completion of your program, it is highly recommended you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency BEFORE beginning the academic program to ensure you can obtain a license of certification in your home state or territory. Resources for licensure and certification boards outside of Kansas can be found here.