Social Studies Education

Online Social Studies Certification!

Social Studies Education, a nationally accredited, state-approved program, provides an enriching preparation experience that includes a supervised internship. This two-semester, 18-credit program is fully online.  The program prepares students to teach Social Studies courses such as U.S. and world history, civics, economics, human geography, government, and world cultures. Students will also be prepared to teach courses with high stakes testing (e.g. Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, and End-Of-Course Assessments) in grades 6-12.

The program is completely online. Students learn to apply theories about best practices in social studies teaching to their classrooms. The challenging nature of the coursework prepares students to become effective educators. Graduates of the program are highly sought after in the job market because of the reputation of the UF College of Education in Florida.


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For students seeking initial
teaching certification in social sciences.

For social studies educators interested in deepening their knowledge in specific areas.

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For students pursuing a career in research and teaching at the university and college level.