Adolescent Social Studies (MA)
Welcome to the Adolescent Social Studies (MA) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Adolescent Social Studies (MA) program from acceptance to graduation.
The master’s program is designed for applicants without prior NYS teacher certification in Social Studies 7-12.
This program leads to initial New York State certification to teach Social Studies in grades 7-12.
Course Sequence and Program Tracker
Students must consult with the faculty advisor to determine their individualized course of study before registering for classes.
Course Descriptions, Progress Standards and Exit Requirements
Review the course descriptions, progress standards, and exit requirements in the Course Catalog for Master’s based on start date.
Course Catalog Summer 2022 onward
Course Catalog prior to Summer 2022
Newly Accepted Students: Getting Started
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison, Kristen Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment.
Newly Accepted Students: Orientations
Welcome to the School of Education! Students will attend two orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
General New Student Orientation
The School of Education hosts monthly virtual new graduate student orientations titled “New Student Orientation – Teacher Education and Leadership”. These 60 minute online sessions will provide you with an overview of Hunter College and the School of Education. Additionally, you will find answers to many of your questions regarding registration, student life and certification. See the “Program Related Events” section below for details about upcoming sessions.
Program Advising Session
This program hosts program advising sessions that cover the course of study, progress standards and fieldwork requirements. See the “Program Related Events” section below for details about upcoming sessions.
Prior to attending the session, please watch the Adolescent Social Studies Advising video.