Political Science AB/Social Studies Education MAT(non-thesis)

Career and Academic Opportunities

Graduates will have extensive experiences working on-site in 6-12 schools as part of a clinically based teacher education program and intensive content area coursework in Political Science. Graduates will not only receive their two degrees, they are also recommended for a master’s level teaching certificate (T-5), which earns a higher teacher salary in Georgia and in many other states in the US. Career trajectories include secondary social studies teaching, continued graduate level study (in political science or education and many related fields), and participation in the political sphere through formal and informal work therein.