MAT in Social Studies Education - Now Online

NCCSS 2019
Our MATs at the North Carolina Council for Social Studies conference, 2019
  • 30-hour degree program
  • Online and blended course options
  • Leads to recommendation for initial licensure in Social Studies, 6-9 or 9-12 

If you have a bachelor's degree and would like to become a social studies teacher for middle grades or high school, we offer a rigorous program designed to prepare you to use inquiry-based teaching methods, infuse technology in your classroom, and utilize assessment to inform your instruction. We also provide professional development opportunities to help you guide you in your career.

Decide if UNCP is right for you!

The MAT programs offers an opportunity for anyone interested in teaching  to pursue both licensure and a Masters degree all in one program.

Program Requirements

Visit our Graduate School for admission requirements.


2023-2024 Application deadlines for best consideration:

Summer 1 Admission: May 15, 2024

Summer 2 Admission: June 15, 2024

Fall 2024: August 1, 2024

Spring 2025: December 15, 2024

Summer 1 2025: May 15, 2025

Contact our SSE Director  for more information TODAY!

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