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Social Studies Education Degree

Completion of a degree program in social studies education enables students to begin a career in:

  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Government
  • Educational Non-Profit Organizations

Download the Social Studies Education Degree Plan 

The Program

  • Equips students with the knowledge and ability to earn a state certification to teach social studies
  • Prepares students to be the most effective teachers possible
  • Tailors the degree program to meet individual student interests and needs through 12 additional electives

The Professors

  • Hold Ph.D.’s in History
  • Have over 40 years combined experience teaching in higher education
  • Committed to a Christian liberal arts education with a desire to create a personal learning experience for each student

The Preparation

  • SNU is flooded with phone calls each year from area schools looking to hire our graduates
  • Upon completion of our program, students are prepared for graduate school or teaching
  • Recent graduates have been accepted in to schools across the country including the University of Oklahoma, Baylor, Rice, the University of Denver and more



Our Nazarene Heritage

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More