Our Social Studies degree is a flexible program that provides a pathway to a career in education.

We offer two certification options to pair with your Social Studies degree, helping to accelerate you towards your goals of becoming a teacher! They’re available to new students in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont. See Availability in Your State for full details.

Certification Options

Select an option to view the full course requirements:

    Course Highlights

    • Principles of Economics
    • Great Civilizations
    • United States History: 1865 to the Present
    • Themes in World History
    • American Government and Politics
    • The U.S. in World Affairs
    • Physical Geography
    • Statistics
    • Students with Disabilities
    • The Dynamic Role of the Special Educator
    • Transition Planning and Developing IEPs
    • Teaching Language Arts and Literacy

    …and more!

    See catalog for full list of course requirements and degree outcomes.

    Why Granite State College?

    An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

    Attend a Teacher Prep Info Session

    We have online Information Sessions regularly scheduled, which give you valuable insights into our teacher certification options.

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    Career Outcomes

    Talk with your advisor to discuss how your program, experience, and goals align.

    Apply Today!

    Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year.

    Our admission criteria includes:
    • Completion of our free, online application for admission
    • High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
      • Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC
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