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.
- Key Debates in US History
- Key Debates in World History
- MA Seminar in Social Studies
- Culminating Experience: Social Studies and History Workshop
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSociology American Studies Teaching View 84 other Masters in American Studies in United States
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- GRE or MAT
- Proficiency in English
- Teacher Certification
International56010 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National56010 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for New York City
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