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Social Studies Education

Bachelor of Science
Teaching Social Studies
Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

Through a history-based curriculum and hands-on student teaching, prepare for a career as a social studies teacher who inspires students to be active citizens.


Master of Arts in Teaching
Secondary Education: Teacher Residency
Initial Certification

In one year, you’ll earn your master of arts in teaching (MAT) through an immersive teacher residency experience paired with technology-enhanced course work.


Master of Arts in Teaching
Teaching Social Studies: Transformational Teaching
Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

In just one year, build your knowledge of history and social sciences, learn pedagogical strategies, and apply them in supervised student teaching placements.

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications


Master of Arts
Teaching Social Studies and Students with Disabilities
Initial Certification

Develop the skills to teach a range of diverse students in social studies and history as you gain a dual certification in Social Studies and Special Education.


Master of Arts
Educational Theatre / Social Studies Education
Grades K–12 / Grades 7–12

Acquire hands-on experience in New York schools, learn pedagogical methods, develop your foundation in social studies and drama, and prepare for teaching certification.

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications

One actress singing and smiling on stage to a serious looking actor

Doctor of Philosophy
Teaching and Learning

Become a first-rate scholar and practitioner in a focus area of your choosing, including literacy education, mathematics education, special education, and more.


Teacher Education

Explore a career as a classroom teacher or in fields such as psychology, advocacy, or social work through the study of education and human development in this undergraduate minor.

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