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Social Sciences Education Specialization

Curriculum and Instruction (MS)

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Social Sciences Education Specialization

Do you have a bachelor's degree in history, sociology, or political science and are you looking to become a social science teacher or enhance your expertise as an educator in this subject area? This specialization is designed especially for middle school or high school social science teachers who are looking to enhance their subject area expertise while developing the latest knowledge in curriculum and instructional strategies.

Who the Social Sciences Specialization program is for:

  • Current social science educators teaching in the middle or high school setting who are looking for professional development to become a curriculum or instructional leader in the area of social sciences education.
  • Individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree (in one of the social science disciplines) who want to become a middle school or high school social science teacher.
  • Substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals, and others with bachelor's degrees in the area of social science who want to teach.
  • Those interested in teaching at the college level.

*This program requires prerequisites in social science.

Curriculum Course Descriptions

Core Courses

Social Sciences Courses

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