Teacher Education, M.Ed. Middle/Secondary Social Studies Education Concentration


This program encourages critical thought about the teaching of social studies at the middle or high school level and allows students to learn content and take pedagogical courses that will satisfy the requirements of M-level licensure in the state of North Carolina.

The Master of Education in Middle/Secondary Social Studies program is for students who hold an undergraduate degree and are currently teaching social studies at the middle or high school level. The program satisfies the requirements for M-Level state licensure.

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 engage in an action research project of their own teaching during the program.
  • Courses include Education Implications of Learning and Developmental Theory, Diverse Learners, and Trends and Issues in Teaching and Curriculum in Social Studies.

After Graduation

Example careers include middle or high school social studies department chair, social studies teacher, and district instructional specialist.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Master's

College/School: School of Education

Program Type: Concentration

Class Type: In Person

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