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Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7–12, Professional Certification

12 months
Duration
2020 USD/credit 60600 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 60600 USD/year
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About

You'll build on your initial teaching certification and learn new teaching skills, theories, and strategies, tailoring your program of study to your professional interests. This Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7–12, Professional Certification MA program from New York University leads to eligibility for New York State professional teaching certification.

Overview

At the Teaching Social Studies, Grades 7–12, Professional Certification MA program from New York University you’ll study US and world history in the context of social studies curricula, acquiring knowledge you can apply in the classroom. Courses that offer theories and teaching strategies include Language and Literacy for Upper Grades, Teaching Students with Special Needs, and Curriculum Development for Diverse Learners.

You'll also have the opportunity to tailor your program of study based on your interests and previous course work, taking classes both within the program and in other departments at NYU Steinhardt and NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science.

Careers and Outcomes

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to put your new skills to work in your current role, or advance your career by obtaining your New York State professional teaching certification and embarking on a job as a social studies teacher, teacher trainer, or curriculum specialist in middle and high schools, educational agencies, and community colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Key Debates in US History
  • Key Debates in World History
  • MA Seminar in Social Studies
  • Culminating Experience: Social Studies and History Workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • GRE or MAT 
  • Proficiency in English 
  • Teacher Certification 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    60600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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