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From Program Coordinator, Daniel Stuckart

Welcome to our NEW Master of Arts in Social Studies Education Program at Lehman College for new and existing teachers! We offer three sequences depending on your qualifications and needs.

Application Deadlines:

Spring Admission by October 15

Fall Admission by April 15

Or begin anytime as a non-matriculant student and transfer up to 12 credits into your degree:

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M.A. in Social Studies Education

Sequence 1: Candidates with undergraduate degree and social studies background (either an undergraduate history/social science major or 21 credits of history/social sciences)

  • -39-42 credit program leading to NYS Initial 7-12 Social Studies Certification


Sequence 2: Candidates who already completed the Lehman College Undergraduate Middle and High School Education Minor

  • -30 credit program leading to NYS Initial 7-12 Social Studies Certification


Sequence 3: Professional certification track for those candidates who already earned NYS 7-12 Social Studies Certification. New teachers are welcome! Fast-track and summer options available!

  • -30 credit program leading to advanced/professional certification
  • -Choose an additional certification in ESOL or Bilingual Education


Advanced Certificate in Social Studies Education

Candidates holding a Masters degree in an approved social science or J.D.

  • -24-27 credit progam leading to Initial 7-12 NYS Social Studies Certification



Dr. Daniel Stuckart, Program Coordinator
Carman B-29

Summer 2015



Advisement Hours

Tuesday, June 30 10am-6:30pm
Monday, July 6 10am-4pm
Tuesday, July 14 10am-6:30pm
Tuesday, August 18 12pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, August 19 10am-4pm
Tuesday, August 25 12pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, August 26 10am-4pm


Meet with the Adviser

New: Schedule an appointment online here!

Request Class Permissions

New: Request Classes using the CUNYfirst Permission Form

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