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The Additional Endorsement Postbaccalaureate Certificate for Secondary Education is designed for teachers with an existing Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to add additional endorsements to their current teaching certificate. Teachers may also collaborate with colleagues to develop new learning methods or materials, organize extracurricular activities, and/ or work with parents and parent groups.

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  • What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate from this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2012-2013 is *%.

    * This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

  • How long will it take me to complete this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    The program is designed to take 9 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 9 months.

    *Less than 10 students completed this program in 2012-13. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • What financing options are available to help me pay for this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

    • Federal loans: *
    • Private education loans: *
    • Institutional financing plan: *

    * Less than 10 graduates received loans. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the loan recipients.

  • How much will this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program cost me?

    Tuition and fees: $9,450
    Books and supplies: $1,800
    On-campus room & board: not offered*

    The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

    *Housing is only available at the Flint, Muskegon and Owosso campuses. The estimated housing cost for this program is $2,700.

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Program availability varies by campus. Please contact the Admissions Department on your campus to learn more.

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Secondary History - Additional Endorsement Postbaccalaureate Certificate from Baker College

Additional Endorsement - Secondary HistoryPostbaccalaureate Certificate

Add to your credentials.

Increase your employment opportunities.

The Additional Endorsement Postbaccalaureate Certificate for Secondary Education is designed for teachers with an existing Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to add additional endorsements to their current teaching certificate. Teachers may also collaborate with colleagues to develop new learning methods or materials, organize extracurricular activities, and/ or work with parents and parent groups.

Discover Your Career Options with Secondary History - Additional Endorsement

Career Facts

$55,050

Median salary for High School Teachers

6%

Estimated employment increase by 2022

$87,760

Median salary for K-12 School Principals

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Overview

Baker’s Secondary History - Additional Endorsement postbaccalaureate program provides the knowledge and skills needed to add a history endorsement to your existing Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate.

Our program is designed to get you teaching your new specialty as quickly as possible, and incorporates some of the most advanced instructional technologies with the most proven educational approaches. When you complete the program, and pass the required state test, you will be you eligible to apply for the endorsement.

Course Information
Requirements42 Hours
Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
HIS 201
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in American history from early beginnings to 1865. This course considers how the nation evolved and studies how the past has created a distinctive American character that continues to have an impact on the nation and the world. Includes discussion of some historiographical interpretations of the period.

United States History to 18654
HIS 202
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in American history since 1865. This course considers American domestic history and analyzes how and why the United States became a global power. Includes discussion of some historiographical interpretations of the period.

United States History Since 18654
HIS 231
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in Michigan history from First Nation Peoples to the present. Analyzes the contributions of prominent Michiganians. Includes discussion of some historiographical interpretations of Michigan history.

Michigan History4
HIS 351
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in world history from early human beginnings to c.300 CE, including discussion of some historiographical interpretations from the period.

World History I4
HIS 352
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in world history from c.300 CE to c.1789 CE, including discussion of some historiographical interpretations of the period.

World History II4
HIS 353
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments in world history from c.1789 CE to c.1914 CE, including discussion of some historiographical interpretations of the period.

World History III4
HIS 354
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4 Quarter Hours

Investigates major events and developments from the twentieth century to the present, including discussion of some historiographical interpretations of the period.

World History IV4
HIS 411
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4 Quarter Hours

Analyzes the patterns of political, social, religious, and economic development of emerging nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America with reference to theoretical perspectives such as globalization.

Emerging Nations4
HIS 491A
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4 Quarter Hours

Examines historiography, the relationship of history to the other social studies content areas, historical methods of research and interpretation, the utility and applications of history, and some major historiographical debates. Serves as the capstone course for the undergraduate history/social studies program.

Prerequisite(s):
Senior status, Program Director/Dean approval.
Senior Seminar: History and Social Studies4
POL 401
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4 Quarter Hours

Includes the study of international relations theory, development, and communications as well as American and comparative foreign policy analysis, international law, comparative politics, and peace studies, including conflict resolution and arms control.

International Relations4
SOC 211
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2 Quarter Hours

Provides an opportunity for students to work on a service learning project that applies their professional skills in a civic assignment that addresses the needs of the community. The students work with the instructor to design, implement, and evaluate the project.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 102, PSY 101 or PSY 111.
Service Learning Project2

Quarter Hours Required for Graduation: 42

Program Description

This program provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to add a history endorsement to an existing Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate. Upon completing the program and passing the required state test, teachers will be eligible to apply for the endorsement.

Accreditation

Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

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FAQ's

  • What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate from this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2012-2013 is *%.

    * This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

  • How long will it take me to complete this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    The program is designed to take 9 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 9 months.

    *Less than 10 students completed this program in 2012-13. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • What financing options are available to help me pay for this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program?

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

    • Federal loans: *
    • Private education loans: *
    • Institutional financing plan: *

    * Less than 10 graduates received loans. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the loan recipients.

  • How much will this Secondary History - Additional Endorsement program cost me?

    Tuition and fees: $9,450
    Books and supplies: $1,800
    On-campus room & board: not offered*

    The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

    *Housing is only available at the Flint, Muskegon and Owosso campuses. The estimated housing cost for this program is $2,700.

Mark Roessing, Baker College Graduate
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Admissions at Baker wanted to make sure I was getting the most for my money.

Mark Roessing