The online Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Social Studies Education program builds on the foundation of undergraduate degrees to help take careers to the next level as candidates become successful social studies educators. Educators work beyond the mechanics of how and what to teach, examining the field in a more sophisticated way. The curriculum builds critical thinking skills and further develops personal teaching philosophies. The online option for this degree program is in Adolescence Social Studies for Grades 7-12, which focuses on teaching social studies in grades 7-12.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA
Three letters of recommendation
Statement of objectives
Proof of New York State initial teacher certification (except for applicants who are seeking their very first teaching certificate)
Submission of test scores from either edTPA, the GRE, or the MAT
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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