Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. Secondary Social Studies Education Concentration


The Master of Teaching in Secondary Social Studies program is for students who hold an undergraduate degree in a social studies discipline (anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology) who wish to receive secondary (9-12) teaching licensure. The program prepares students for successful teaching at the high school level.

Program Distinctions

The UNC Greensboro School of Education was named one of the 2022 “Top Graduate Schools of Education” by the U.S. News & World Report.

The Student Experience

  • Students will complete an internship and a student teaching placement in a local school during the M.A.T. program.
  • Sample courses include Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Literacy in the Content Area, and Educational Implications of Learning and Developmental Theory.

After Graduation

Graduates of the program are well-prepared for successful careers as High School Social Studies teachers.

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