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  The Graduate School of Education 2007-2009 Master of Education (Ed.M.) Programs with State Certification Programs in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration Ed.M. in Social Studies Education (Certification: Teacher of Social Studies)  

Ed.M. in Social Studies Education (Certification: Teacher of Social Studies)


Coordinators: Dr. Benjamin Justice (732-932-7496, ext 8110; email: bjust@rci.rutgers.edu ), Dr. Beth Rubin (732-932-7496, ext. 8203; email: bcrubin@rci.rutgers.edu)

The Graduate School of Education offers a postbaccalaureate master's degree/initial teacher certification program in Social Studies Education. The program requires that a student have a bachelor's degree with a major appropriate to the area of licensure, 90 credits in liberal arts and satisfaction of the general education distribution. The requirements needed to satisfy the general education distribution can be found in the Office of Academic Services, Room 110, Graduate School of Education (732-932-7496, ext. 8132).

The specific program requirements are as follows:

Social Studies Education (18 credits)

05:300:472 Materials and Methods in Social Studies (3)

15:257:560 Introduction to Social Studies Education (3)

15:257:561 Analysis of Social Studies Curricula (3)

Graduate Level Electives in Social Studies Education or Core Content areas with prior approval of adviser (9)

Common Professional Education Core (15 credits)

05:300:306 Principles of Classroom Learning (3) or 15:290:505 Introduction to Learning (3) or 15:295:510 Cooperative Learning (3) or approved substitute (3)

05:300:401 Individual and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom (3) or approved substitute (3)

15:255:533 Assessment and Measurement for Teachers (2)

15:255:534 Classroom Organization (1)

15:255:537 Education, Ethics, and Society (3)

15:255:538 Teacher as Researcher (3)

Internship in Teaching (12 credits)

15:255:535 Internship in Teaching (9)

15:255:536 Internship Seminar (3)

History and Social Science Requirements
Every candidate for certification in Social Studies Education must have acquired at least 30 credits in history and the social sciences, including course work in each of the five core content areas: American history/New Jersey history, world history, civics/government, economics, and geography; at least one course must be completed in each of these five fields and approved by the Social Studies Education faculty. (Courses in the major may be used to fulfill these social studies distribution requirements.)

 
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