What will I learn?

On campus living is currently optional, but quarantine seems to have made this year’s freshman class less ready for off campus living. We want to make sure that they have a support system in place, which they will have in the dorms.

Campus-based program with field and practicum experiences in high school settings culminating in Missouri teacher certification

The Social Studies Program is available for students who plan to teach social studies at the high school level. Social Studies Program students develop their content knowledge through history and social studies courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, learn teaching and assessment skills through certification courses in the College of Education, and gain real world experience in the classroom through internship and practicums at area schools. Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements also meet the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education teacher certification requirements for secondary social studies. Future employment can be found in public schools and private schools.

Students who already have a Bachelor's degree in one of the social studies content areas and are interested in becoming licensed teachers may earn post-baccalaureate teacher certification in Secondary Social Studies.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,406.00 per year
Application deadline

5 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

College of Education

1 University Blvd.,

201 Education Admin Building,

ST. LOUIS,

Missouri,

63121, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students in their last year of high school should submit transcripts for all years completed thus far. Students who have completed high school must submit final transcripts and degree certificates or exam results. Students who have studied at a college or university must submit university transcripts to date. If you have completed more than 24 credit hours at a university, you do not need to submit high school transcripts.

For international students

Students in their last year of high school should submit transcripts for all years completed thus far. Students who have completed high school must submit final transcripts and degree certificates or exam results.
Students who have studied at a college or university must submit university transcripts to date. If you have completed more than 24 credit hours at a university, you do not need to submit high school transcripts.
Transcripts are required from all high schools or universities attended.
Proof of English proficiency: This can be shown with an official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE-A score. The minimum requirements are 61 iBT TOEFL, 5.5 IELTS, or 44 PTE-A.

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

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