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Social Studies Education

University of Texas at Austin

12 months
Duration
12808 USD/year
12808 USD/year
6772 USD/year
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About

Social Studies Education from University of Texas at Austin focuses on research, theory, and teacher preparation. 

Overview

At Social Studies Education from University of Texas at Austin students and faculty explore the contextual and contested meanings of “history” and “citizenship” in U.S. public schools. Students engage in coursework and research that explore topics such as social studies curriculum, multicultural education, and improving literacy through social studies.

Graduates with Social Studies Education from University of Texas at Austin will:

  • excavate and analyze current issues in education. 
  • gain knowledge in race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, and cultural differences inform the field of social studies education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Elementary School Subject- Social Studies
  • Teaching Secondary School Subjects: Social Studies
  • Current Issues Teaching the Social Studies
  • History of the Social Studies
  • Humanities and Literacy in Social Education
  • Improving Social Studies Education
  • Institutes in Instruction: Critical Issues in Social Education
  • Perspectives on Democratic and Citizenship Education 
  • Social Studies Education: Issues and Research in the Field

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) with Report (33 Credit Hours)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) with Thesis (30 Credit Hours)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) (36 Credit Hours)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the U.S.; or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0, particularly during the last two years of college and in any previous graduate study. 
  • Pay the Application Fee
  • Have Your Transcripts Ready
  • Submit Your Official GRE Scores
  • Prepare Your Statement of Purpose
  • Update Your Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Submit Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Scores 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6404 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6404 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3386 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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