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Bachelor of Science in Education / History Education

Program Details

The online BS in Education / History Education degree program from Valley City State University, primarily designed for public school teaching positions, is foundational for those who might want to go on to graduate school or advance to other positions in related fields such as government, travel, business, research, media, or publishing. Major requirements include topics such as:

  • United States History
  • World Civilizations
  • North Dakota History
  • Non-Western History
  • Methods of Teaching Social Science


  • Official high school transcript or proof of successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED)
  • Official results of the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) test scores (unless the applicant is 25 years or older); the ACT writing test is not required
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


Students residing outside of North Dakota should check if this program is available to be delivered where they live, as it may include learning experiences that require additional authorizations in certain states that VCSU may not currently have.