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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Apr 23, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Social Studies Education, MAT

The Master of Arts (MAT) program in Social Studies Education offers students a rigorous course of instruction in teaching Social Studies topics in grades 7-12. The MAT satisfies the requirements for earning a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate and provides students with a Master’s in Teaching upon graduation.

The program is geared toward students who wish to teach within the field of social studies at the secondary level. This intensive, three-term program combines rigorous coursework with substantial hands-on teaching experience to give graduates both the theoretical grounding and real-world skill they will need to embark upon their teaching careers.

Our program is focused on research-based best practices that support all children to learn and is committed to fostering practices that further social justice.

36 credits are required for this program.

Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

Total Credits: 36

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