Department of Teaching and Learning

Social Studies Education

MA in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12

Find out more about our graduate degree options in Social Studies education: 

MA in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification
This one-year MA program leads to eligibility for initial teaching certification in social studies, history, and the humanities and prepares you to teach in multicultural urban schools. Learn more >

MA in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12, Professional Certification
This program leads to eligibility for New York State professional teaching certification, and is for educators who have already met the requirements for New York State initial certification in Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12. Learn more >

MA in Teaching Art, All Grades, and Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12
In this innovative dual certification program, you'll have integrated learning opportunities that reimagine both art and social studies education. Learn more >

MA in Educational Theatre, All Grades, and Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7-12
This dual certification program gives you the skills to use drama-based frameworks to explore historical concepts, periods, and debates. Learn more >

MA in Teaching Social Studies and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7-12
Through this dual certification program, you'll be qualified to teach both social studies and special education. This program leads to eligibility for initial teaching certification. Learn more >

Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
This national fellowship program offers a $30,000 stipend to support students of color in completing a master's degree program in education. Fellows agree to teach in a high-need school for three years. 
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