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The online master’s degree in social studies education from MU can help you advance your knowledge and practice of teaching social studies while obtaining an advanced degree. If you want to engage in meaningful discussion about the role of social studies and how research and theory can inform classroom practice, this may be the degree for you.
Official nameMaster of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in social studies education
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Education & Human Development | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two years.
Course work includes
- Curriculum and issues in social studies education
- Research in social studies
- Civic education
- Social studies and technology
- Social studies and literacy
Note: This program does not provide social studies certification, nor does it provide the initial certification required to become a teacher.