Social studies education (MEd)

This degree is a master of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in social studies education.

best-online-programs-grad-education-2016This degree is part of the Social Studies Education Program house in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum.

The MEd in social studies education helps you advance your knowledge and practice of teaching social studies while obtaining an advanced degree.

This degree is offered both on campus and online. Visit Mizzou Online for more information about the online option, including degree requirements, coursework and application instructions. Neither program leads to certification.

Degree Requirements

To receive a degree in social studies education, you must complete 32 hours of courses with an emphasis in social studies education.


Admission Requirements

You must meet two sets of minimum qualifications in order to be considered for admission:

A committee of faculty members reviews your application’s credentials. You are not guaranteed admission even if you meet the minimum qualifications.

How to Apply

In addition to completing the Graduate Studies application, you must submit the following materials to the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum:

  • Unofficial transcript
  • Personal Data Sheet
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores (international students only)