The M.S. program in Social Studies Education prepares civic-minded graduates who educate and enlighten society’s youngest citizen and expand the classroom to every corner of the world.
This program in the Department of Teaching and Leadership addressed five critical areas for 21st century classrooms: social studies content knowledge, inclusive and culturally relevant pedagogy, critical reflection and explanations of practice, assessment of student learning, and professional conduct. This program meets the academic requirements for initial and professional New York State teacher certification in Social Studies (Grades 7-12).
Graduates of this program have a strong foundation of mathematical knowledge, cutting-edge mathematics practices, and instructional best practices. Our graduates are in K-12 school, community, and other settings including:
Interested students with existing initial certification in Social Studies (Grades 7-12) should consider our M.S. program in Teaching and Curriculum.