University of Iowa

College of Education

Social Studies


The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate social studies education programs at The University of Iowa prepare teachers for instructional leadership in the social studies at the Master of Arts and Ph.D. levels. Programs are available for students interested in elementary education, secondary education, or both. Social studies programs at The University of Iowa emphasize interdisciplinary explorations. Course offerings highlight global perspectives,multicultural education, community service learning, education for democratic citizenship, and social justice issues.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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