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Adolescence Education: Social Studies

State University of New York Potsdam

15 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

The Adolescence Education: Social Studies, M.S.T. program of State University of New York Potsdam is designed to meet the New York State Education Department’s regulations on Teacher Education, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), along with Advisory Board recommendations and alumni feedback.

Overview

The Adolescence Education: Social Studies, M.S.T. program of State University of New York Potsdam is nationally recognized by the NCSS and leads to Initial Certification in Adolescence Education: Social Studies (Grade 7-12), with a possible extension for Middle Childhood Education: Social Studies (Grade 5-6).

Key facts:

What You Will Learn

  • Research-based, innovative and inclusive teaching techniques to make social studies exciting and accessible in the classroom. 
  • Core content knowledge and strategies to create engaging lesson plans in alignment with the current New York State Social Studies Framework and Tool Kit.
  • Effective approaches for teaching students to read, write, and think critically about the social sciences.
  • Multiple opportunities to grow, take risks, and develop your own teaching philosophy.
  • The perspectives and skills necessary to meaningfully connect the social sciences to the lives of your students, ensuring that learners from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds have equitable access to high quality social studies education.
  • Communication skills to enhance your ability to teach in a collaborative environment.

Accreditation

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading in the Middle/Secondary School
  • Writing in the Middle/Secondary School
  • Special Social Studies Education Content Topic
  • Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Advanced Secondary Social Studies Education
  • Social Studies Culminating Experience
  • Social St Curriculum in Middle and Secondary School
  • Research in Social Studies Education
  • Social Studies Content Portfolio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

57 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must show evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from a duly accredited college or university, typically through submission of an official transcript obtained through the registrar’s office of each prior institution attended.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average as indicated within each specific program of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 15 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 15 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 15 months.

Living costs for Potsdam

892 - 1945 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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