Academic Programs of Study

History/Social Sciences: Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Secondary education certification for PA
  • Elementary teaching certification 
  • Courses in history, social science, & education

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Bachelors in History/Social Sciences (Secondary Education) at Marywood

Bring Your Passion for History to Life in the Classroom with a History/Social Science Secondary Education Degree

Marywood University's History program meets secondary education certification requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Elementary teaching certification is also available through a special program coordinated by the Social Sciences and Education departments.


Following requirements of the State of Pennsylvania for certification in secondary education, the History/Social Sciences: Secondary Education program requires students to complete a 24 credit major in history with additional courses from social science (24 credits) and an educational component of 27 credits. The total number of credits required: 133. Certification for the teaching of social sciences on the elementary level is also available through a program coordinated by the Social Sciences and Education departments.

More About This Degree

Alexander Vari
Professor of History

Patrick Seffrin
Associate Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice

Jeremy Rich
Professor of History
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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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