History-Social Sciences Teacher Education
Share your passion for history with future generations by teaching it.
After you finish our program, you will be ready to teach history and other social sciences at the high school level, including AP courses. You will have had real teaching experiences: observations, micro-teaching and finishing it off with a semester of student teaching. You’ll learn more about the topics you’ve always loved – and how to teach them.
This program offers an Accelerated Master's Degree (AMD) sequence. This option gives high-achieving undergraduate students the opportunity to earn a master’s degree with only one year of additional study. Once enrolled in the major, you can contact your advisor to learn more.
Point of Pride
The Department of History is the largest producer of History-Social Sciences teachers in the state and one of the largest in the country.
Why study History-Social Sciences Teacher Education?
Our education program produces the most history social-sciences teachers in the state of Illinois. Professors have extensive teaching experience and use their knowledge to prepare the next generation of history teachers. At Illinois State, you will have the opportunity to learn from a great faculty with plenty of real-world experience.
Come see campus and meet with campus representatives either in person or virtually. Optional chances to meet with academic department, honors, and financial aid.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!