Long Island History Major – Secondary Education
Introduce students to a subject you’re passionate about. Inspire future generations. Get ready.
Shape the mind of future leaders while helping them become globally conscious citizens with St. Joseph's University's history secondary education major.
At St. Joseph's University, students prepare to be middle and high school teachers through a secondary education program that consistently ranks among the best teaching programs in the New York metropolitan area. With a solid teaching background based in the most up-to-date practices, it’s no wonder our graduates have an extremely high job placement rating.
Aligned with the professional standards mandated by New York and other states, the program delivers meaningful learning experiences and introduces students to developmental and learning-style theories, constructivism, multiple intelligence theories and the best pedagogical practices that support instruction for all students.
Brittany Waite ’21
B.A. in History with a Concentration in Adolescence Education
"The history department at St. Joseph's University has provided me with a solid foundation to start my career in the teaching profession. Through the history courses that I have taken, I have gained a well-rounded knowledge of the subject to share with my students. The professors in the history department have such strong passion for this area of study, and it is something that I have been inspired to emulate in my own classroom as a future history teacher."
The Long Island History Major Secondary Education Experience
Learn from the Best: The secondary education program at St. Joseph's University consistently ranks among the best teaching programs in the New York metropolitan area. No wonder our program has an extremely high job placement rating.
Expand Your Area of Study: Gain a well-rounded degree by pairing your major in History — Secondary Education with a minor in such areas as art history, economics, English, political science, psychology, sociology and speech.