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Social Studies Education

BS, 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.


MAT, Secondary Education, Initial Certification

Teacher Residency

In just over one year, you’ll earn your MAT through an immersive teacher residency experience paired with technology-enhanced course work.


MAT, Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

Transformational Teaching

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


MA, Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7–12, Professional Certification

Gain new teaching skills, theories, and strategies that you can use to develop robust social studies curricula for your secondary and high school students.


MA, 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.


MA, Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, and Social Studies Education, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

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


PhD, 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.


Minor, 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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