Enroll to explore and develop strategies for teaching students about the rich complexities of our world. Our program prepares the social studies teachers of tomorrow through direct work with practicing teachers, current students and doctoral students.

Degree Type: Masters

Degree Program Code: MAT_ESOC

Degree Program Summary:

The Social Studies Education Program offers two Masters degree programs. The Master of Education degree (MEd) is for individuals who already hold a teaching certificate in social studies education. The Master of Arts in Teaching in Social Studies Education (MAT) is for individuals who wish to gain initial certification along with earning a Masters degree.

The MAT in Social Studies Education program consists of 57 credit hours. The program may be completed in either part-time or full-time study and does not involve cohort study. Required courses are offered only at the Athens campus. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 2.8 undergraduate GPA, or a Miller Analogies Test score of at least 402. Applications are due by December 1.

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

Mary Frances Early College of Education

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602



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