Social Studies Education, M.Ed. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
25186 USD/year
25186 USD/year
8878 USD/year
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With the MEd in Social Studies Education at the University of Georgia, cultivate the ways in which students conceive of their own place in history, position in the economy, impact in civic spaces, and their notions of belonging. 


For this Social Studies Education program at the University of Georgia, we seek teachers who wish to continue to refine their strategies for teaching about the rich complexities of the cultural world in the 21st century.

The program consists of 36 hours of coursework culminating in a comprehensive examination. Depending on your school district, completion of this program may lead to a T-5 certification upgrade.


  • Gain an advanced degree to grow in your career
  • Reflect on and refine your practice as a social studies teacher
  • Collaborate with faculty and other graduate students
  • Customize a program of study to suit your needs
  • Curriculum

    Through this program, you will have the opportunity to choose courses that speak to your unique interests as a social studies teacher. The flexibility of the program extends into scheduling as well. We offer courses in the evening and summer to fit the availability of practicing professionals.

    Your academic program as a master's student will vary depending on your interests. Core courses provide you with an introduction to curriculum, context, and research. You will select the remainder of your courses with the guidance of your faculty advisor.

    Programme Structure

    • This is a 36-credit-hour degree culminating in a comprehensive examination. 
    • You will take three required courses at some point during the program that cover research, problems and curriculum in social studies education. 
    • You may determine the remaining coursework with your faculty advisor. 
    • This flexible structure ensures that our program addresses your professional focus and that your graduate studies lead to more effective classroom teaching.

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    36 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements


    • Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • Cumulative GPA for all undergraduate courses should be 2.8 or above on a four-point scale
    • Students who have completed an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.2 or above are exempt from the entrance exam requirement.
    Application materials
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    • Readmission Procedures
    • Deferring an Application
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    • Transcripts and Academic Records
    • Entrance Test Scores
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Non-Degree or Transient Status
    • Application Forms
    • Summary of Materials

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      25186 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      25186 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 12 months.
    • In-State

      8878 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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