Brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York
Division of Graduate Studies
Social Studies Teacher (7-12)
M.A.-Social Studies Teacher (7-12)
This program leads to New York State Initial or Professional Certification to teach social studies, grades 7-12. The length of the program depends on the individual's prior preparation: 30 credits for an individual entering with less than 21 credits in history and initial teaching certification; 30-45 credits for an individual who does not possess initial certification. Non-degree programs are available which lead to certification for individuals with a prior master's degree and less than 21 credits in history and/or geography. Graduates must hold more than 21 credits in history and/or geography to be recommended for NYS certification. Individuals entering without initial certification spend two terms student teaching-one term in a middle/junior high school; one term in a senior high school. All students should consult with the School of Education for the current requirements.
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