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Teaching - Social Studies (Secondary)

12 months
30906 USD/year
30906 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Master of Teaching - Social Studies (Secondary) at North Carolina State University is an accelerated teacher licensure program that leads its graduates to both an initial teaching license and a master’s degree in as little as a year-and-a-half (full-time).


Key facts

The Master of Teaching - Social Studies (Secondary) at North Carolina State University in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction prepares teachers to teach secondary social studies including history, political science, government, civics, geography, and behavioral sciences.

The program results in licensure in grades 9-12 and focuses on a combination of social studies subject matter and pedagogy related to preparing young people for the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in the United States.

The MAT to teach secondary social studies is offered to those who hold a bachelor’s degree in a social science (economics, geography, history, political science, psychology or sociology) or 24 semester hours/credits with a minimum of one class from each of the following:

  • US History Pre 1865
  • US History Post 1865
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • World History
  • History of a non-Western Culture
  • Geography

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Developing and Interpreting Assessment (2 hrs.)
  • Exploring Diversity in Classroom and Community (3 hrs.)
  • Classroom Action Research (1 hr.)
  • Inquiry and Professional Development (1 hr.)
  • Organization and Behavioral Management of Inclusive Classrooms (3 hrs.)
  • Teacher Leadership
  • Methods & Materials in Teaching Secondary Social Studies
  • Special Problems in Social Studies Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Interview/resume/essays
  • Test Scores
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university that holds regional accreditation from a recognized accrediting agency such as SACS

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.


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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