Social Studies Education

Are you interested in an undergraduate degree that will equip you to teach Social Studies?

Middle Childhood Education: Social Studies is one of four possible concentrations (plus the teaching of reading) for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

Adolescent & Young Adult Education: Social Studies is one of eight possible concentrations available for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree. The Integrated Social Studies program prepares prospective teachers to teach all social studies classes, grades 7-12.

Are you a social studies teacher who wants to think more about the teaching and learning of social studies?

Looking for great classes in Social Studies Education to think about social studies with other educators?

The social studies education faculty in the College of Education, Health, & Human Services offer courses that help you do just that. These courses also are all applicable towards the C&I Master's and Doctoral degrees with an emphasis in social studies education. For details on current and future courses go to the graduate course offerings page.

Are you interested in a graduate degree and want to maintain a close connection with Social Studies?

Early Childhood Education: Globalization & Intercultural Competence is one of three concentrations available for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Early Childhood degree.

Adolescent & Young Adult Education: If you want to be a social studies teacher with 7th - 12th grade students and already have a bachelor's degree, the Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) may be the option for you. Email Dr. Lisa Testa, the ADED MAT Program Coordinator, with any questions you may have.

Curriculum & Instruction: Consider the C&I Master's Degree (M.Ed.) with a concentration in Social Studies Education, or the Ph.D. with a concentration in Social Studies Education.


Social Studies Graduate Course Offerings