24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Teaching & Learning at University of Florida offers Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.) degrees in Social Studies Education.


Key facts:

  • The Social Studies Education ProTeach program culminates in the M.Ed. degree. It is an initial certification program for students with no prior teaching experience, and it confers Professional Certification in Broad Fields Social Science, grades 6-12. This is a state-approved and nationally accredited program that enrolls students in a cohort structure that begins each fall. Students typically complete the program within 12 months and may only begin in the fall term. 
  • The M.A.E. degree in Social Studies Education at University of Florida does not confer certification and is geared for practicing teachers who want to advance their Social Studies expertise. In addition to their coursework, students are required to complete a thesis or culminating project in lieu of a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Role of School in Democratic Society
  • History of Education
  • Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Socioeconomic Foundations of Education
  • Education and American Culture
  • Educational Sociology
  • Comparative Education
  • Education in Latin America
  • Values and Ethics in Education
  • Seminar in Educational Foundations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Faculty members recommend that application materials be submitted by March 1.  However, applications will be considered after this date as space is available.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30134 USD/year
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  • National

    30134 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 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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