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Adolescent Social Studies

The City University of New York

24 months
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25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
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About

The MA in Adolescent Social Studies from The City University of New York and advanced certificate programs prepare candidates to teach Social Studies in grades 7-12 to students of diverse backgrounds, abilities and interests. These programs are not designed for individuals who already have NYS certification in Social Studies 7-12.

Overview

The MA in Adolescent Social Studies from The City University of New York is for applicants with no prior NYS certificate. The advanced certificate program (Academic Plan: SSTAE-AC) is a post-master’s program for applicants with no prior NYS certificate.

Progress Standards

  • Minimum GPA for Retention - Graduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain at Hunter College. Students whose grades fall below this standard are required to raise their GPAs to at least 3.0 within one semester.
  • No F in the first two semesters—students who receive a grade of F or WU in any course in the first two semesters will not be allowed to continue in the program.
  • Progress holds due to Incomplete Grades - Students with two or more INCs will not be allowed to register for any courses.

Key Course Performance Standards

  • Students must receive a grade of at least a B in key program courses. 
  • Students who receive a grade of F or WU in key program courses may not continue in the program. 
  • Key Program Courses are identified by the label (KC) in the course title.

Exit Requirements

  • An overall GPA of 3.0.
  • Master’s degree students will develop a professional teaching portfolio, which is a cumulative effort, integrating course and fieldwork throughout the program.
  • Complete the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology: Applications to Adolescent Education (KC)
  • Assessment of Teaching and Learning in Adolescent Education
  • Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings
  • Practicum in Social Studies, Grades 10–12 (KC)
  • Practicum in Social Studies, Grades 7–9 (KC)
  • Student Teaching in Social Studies, Grades 7–12 (KC)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

44 alternative credits

44-45

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • 30 credits of concentrated study in one of the areas of social studies (history, political science, geography, or economics) with a GPA of 3.0, including at least 12 credits in history, 3 credits in geography, 3 credits in political science, and 3 credits in economics. 
  • General education core in the liberal arts and sciences to include: artistic expression; communication; information retrieval; concepts in history and social sciences; humanities; a language other than English; scientific and mathematical processes; and written analysis and expression.
  • Two professional references.
  • A personal statement.
  • Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), except applicants who are certified teachers or school administrators and hold a graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 24 months.

Part time

  • Resident:  $470 per credit
  • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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