Hey all, first post and it is a tough one (for me anyway). I am curious about becoming a High School Teacher in the United States. My background is theology, especially related to biblical studies. I am keen to be become a History Teacher at High School, and if it possible, an Ancient History and Religious Studies teacher. Where I come from in Australia, a lot of High Schools have teachers just teaching Ancient History, Religious Studies or History or whatever. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Theology with Honours and I am wrapping up my Masters of Theological Studies... So you may notice I have no Education background. In Australia, if you had a Bachelor's Degree or a Master's Degree, all you would need really is a Graduate Diploma of Education, which is one extra year of post-grad study, and then following the normal route you can get your Teaching License and purse a job. However, I am not sure if anything like this exists in America. I really have no desire to spend another 4 Years Pursing an Education Bachelor's, because by then I will be 30 years old! So my question is mainly, if someone has a Bachelors and Masters, how do they get into a High School Teaching Program? Do schools in America teach "The Study of Religion" and "Ancient History" as their own classes? Any feedback would be very helpful!