The field of social sciences is a broad one, commonly used to refer to the studies of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology. A social science degree in Mississippi at the undergraduate level will generally help students acquire a foundation of research skills from the social sciences and examine the implications of cultural diversity. Those who have taken Bachelor’s level social science courses in Mississippi College’s Department of History and Political Science should have an understanding of society and culture from the viewpoints of individuals, families, local communities and global communities.
But what if you want to take this education and understanding even further? At Mississippi College, we offer the Master of Education in Social Sciences program for those scholars who wish to make a career out of instructing others in this broad-based, fascinating discipline.
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Mississippi College offers a unique educational leadership program at the Master's degree level, designed for those who want to become instructors in the social sciences. While emphasizing six dimensions of leadership – personal/interpersonal, instructional, organizational, resource, political and informational – Mississippi College’s teacher training program integrates seminars, practicums and internships to prepare graduates to provide immediate exceptional educational leadership at all levels of schools.
Mississippi College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelors, masters, education specialists degrees, the education doctorate and the first professional degree in law.