History/Government and Social Studies Education

HISTORY/GOVERNMENT and SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION prepares you to empower citizens to become change-agents in our dynamic, democratic society.

About the Program

“There’s something different about MNU teachers,” is something we hear a lot about our graduates. We think it’s equal parts preparation and quality students! At MNU academic excellence and living out Christ’s calling for your life come together as you prepare to serve others through teaching.


Course topics include:

  • U.S. history
  • world civilization
  • politics
  • economics
  • sociology
  • world geography
  • applying gaming in the classroom
  • instructional technology
  • curriculum development

You’ll learn innovative techniques and the latest technology to prepare you to teach and motivate learners in your own classroom.


While you’re here, you can join the Educators Rising organization, for great networking opportunities as well as training and preparation for the job search. And based on your academic achievements, you can also participate in our chapters of the Gamma Chi and Pi Lambda Theta honor societies.


As a graduate, you will complete all Kansas requirements for teacher certification. Our faculty will also help you find out how to become certified in other states.

Application to the teacher education program is a separate and additional admission process from applying to MNU.

Your future


Touching many areas of education, you could become a:

  • School Teacher
  • Children’s Ministry
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Textbook & Technology Sales
  • Curriculum designer
  • Life Coach

Employers & Internships

Some of our recent education grads have been accepted to graduate programs at:

  • MNU
  • Emporia State University
  • Baker University
  • Wichita State University
  • Ft. Hayes State University
  • University of Kansas

Related Majors

Other majors you may also be interested in learning more about:

our people are the difference

Our professors have a passion for education, their students and God. They teach our candidates to blend the best practices in teaching with the compassion and dedication inspired by Christ.

You Can Succeed Here

Pioneer alumni are working in industries and cities around the world. During their time at MNU, they developed the skills and knowledge to succeed. Transformed by Christ to serve others – that’s real success.