Dec 12, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 

Social Studies Education

Social Studies Education Program Information

The School of Teaching & Learning offers Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.) degrees in Social Studies Education. More information about the requirements for these degrees can be found in the Graduate Degrees  section of this catalog.

The Social Studies Education ProTeach program culminates in the M.Ed. degree.  It is an initial certification program for students with no prior teaching experience, and it confers Professional Certification in Broad Fields Social Science, grades 6-12.  This is a state-approved and nationally accredited program that enrolls students in a cohort structure that begins each fall.  Students typically complete the program within 12 months and may only begin in the fall term.  Please visit this website for more information about this M.Ed. program: 

The M.A.E. degree in Social Studies Education does not confer certification and is geared for practicing teachers who want to advance their Social Studies expertise.  In addition to their coursework, students are required to complete a thesis or culminating project in lieu of a thesis.  Please visit this website for more information about this M.A.E. program:

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Degrees Offered with a Major in Social Studies Education

Master of Arts in Education

Master of Education

School of Teaching and Learning Departmental Courses