What will I learn?

As a Social Studies Education major, your learning will span the globe through a study of geography, world culture, and global history. Our Social Studies Education program offers extensive hands-on field experience that will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching in the 21st century.

Our B.A. in Social Studies Education degree fulfills all the requirements of our history major and the New Hampshire State Department of Education Professional Standards for Teachers, which are required for certification. The curriculum encompasses civics and government, economics, geography, and history, as well as classic educational training.

In this program you will:

  • Develop an understanding of global history, politics, and culture
  • Become an effective educator and communicator
  • Connect theory with practice for classroom success
  • Enhance your critical thinking and problem solving skills


  • Middle and high school social studies teachers
  • College professors
  • Attorneys and paralegals
  • Historians and journalists
  • Archivists and curators

Which department am I in?

Division of Education and Counseling

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$34,412.00 per year
Undergraduate (up to 18 credits per semester)
Start date

18 January 2022


Division of Education and Counseling

420 South Main Street,


New Hampshire,

03060, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have official academic records (transcripts or mark-sheets) of their high school transcripts/diploma and for each year of postsecondary education (college or university), as well as official copies of degrees awarded.

For international students

Applicants must have Official High School Transcript or GED.

Our minimum acceptable scores for standard English tests are TOEFL (61), IELTS (5.5), PTE (43).

Application Deadlines: Fall semester - July 1; Spring semester - November 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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