Student Outcomes

Master of Arts in Teaching History and Social Science

Department of Learning and Teaching

Please note that this program is not accepting applications for admission. Students interested in becoming history or social science teachers should consider the Master's Credential Cohort program.

Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Master of Arts in Teaching students will demonstrate content knowledge specific to their areas of study.

Outcome 2: Master of Arts in Teaching students will apply learning theories and relate the application of the theories to specific sociocultural contexts.

Outcome 3: Master of Arts in Teaching students will apply appropriate pedagogical approaches in specific learning environments.

Outcome 4: Master of Arts in Teaching students will apply the research and analysis tools for thinking about and investigating educational questions through research.

Outcome 5: Master of Arts in Teaching students will demonstrate growth in ethical behavior, positive values, and inclusive and respectful approach to diversity. Candidates will reflect on and gain an understanding of how to support the development of diverse learners through their curricular and instructional decisions.

Alumni Outcomes

Graduates of this program go on to teach History and/or Social Science in K-12 public and private schools (if they also hold a teaching credential) or in museums, education centers or other settings.