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Social Studies Education

University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul

12 months
660 USD/credit 22440 USD/year
660 USD/credit 22440 USD/year
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‌Social Studies Education is a broad content area that includes the core disciplines of history, political science, geography, economics, psychology and sociology. 


Teachers in the area of social studies have the critical role of helping learners understand their own society as well as the global community. 

Learning outcomes

In addition to being prepared to teach Social Studies Education at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul in grades 5-12, graduates of this program can bring a unique understanding of culture, history and economics to business settings. In this program, you will:

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to have a positive impact on students in the K-12 classroom
  • Become part of a supportive network of fellow students, alumni and faculty that will inspire and sustain you throughout your career
  • Learn from expert faculty currently active in the K-12 classroom who are here to help you shape your path to your own classroom

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Challenges & Sustainable Solutions
  • Non-US History Electives
  • American Government in Comparative Perspective
  • Middle East & North Africa in Global Perspective
  • General Psychology
  • East Asian Civilizations in Global Perspective
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Foundations of Chinese Civilization
  • General Anthropology
  • The History of Modern China
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A cumulative minimum undergraduate G.P.A. of 3.0 (4.0 scale). If below 3.0, please reference our special admission policy.
  • Submit the following application materials:
  • Application form
  • Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work (unless that work was completed at the University of St. Thomas)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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