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Secondary Social Studies Education (9-12)

48 months
30860 USD/year
30860 USD/year
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In this Secondary Social Studies Education (9-12) program from Anderson University (South Carolina), teacher candidates study History, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology and Psychology. Successful graduates are prepared to teach these courses and World History, American History and Civics in a high school setting.


Teacher candidates learn strategies for teaching and assessing students in the secondary classroom in the major courses of Political Science, Geography, and the Social Sciences.

Why Secondary Social Studies Education from Anderson University (South Carolina)

Secondary Social Studies educators must develop the skills and have the disposition to help a diverse student population pursue the life path best suited for them. Educators must be prepared to mentor and develop students to be global citizens.

Career Outlook

Your Anderson University (South Carolina) Secondary Social Studies Education (9-12) degree prepares you to become a certified educator. Educators are in high demand across the country and a South Carolina certification is reciprocal in 47 states, creating an open path for you to step into any classroom. The median salary for a high school teacher is $61,660, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many students pursue a graduate degree or law school to advance their career.

With only six additional credit hours needed, many students double major in Secondary Social Studies Education and History. Pursuing a double major allows students to deepen their skills as both educators and historians. The result is a multifaceted education that allows students the opportunity to expand their potential career options beyond the classroom and into museums, archives, and national parks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colonial and Revolutionary America 
  • Civil War and Reconstruction 
  • United States Foreign Relations Since 1898 
  • War and Society 
  • History of American Popular Culture 
  • Tragedy, Memory, and History in the United States 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official high school transcript
    • Two essays (prompts)
    • Official SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
    • If you are submitting a test score, then you will not be required to submit essays.
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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    30860 USD/year
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  • National

    30860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30860 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Anderson

1600 - 2783 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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