Master of Arts in Teaching

Overview

This program is a State Approved Mathematics Education Program that is also accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) & and leads to certification in the State of Florida. It may be transferred to approximately 30 other states under what is known as the “Interstate Reciprocity Agreement.” This degree is faster to obtain than taking a second undergraduate degree. It also results in a higher salary and transferability of your certificate to more 30 other states in the U.S. This degree can be completed while continuing to teach on a temporary teaching certificate.

Ideal for: Students seeking a Master’s Degree who are not certified or licensed to teach, but wish to be.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Mathematics Education (grades 5-9) is designed for individuals seeking initial certification to teach middle school mathematics (grades 5–9) while working towards a Master's degree. The program is planned for graduates of BA Liberal Arts programs that come from a variety of backgrounds (e.g., accounting) who wish to pursue a career in teaching mathematics.

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Mathematics Education (grades 6-12) is designed for individuals seeking initial certification to teach High School or Middle School mathematics (grades 6–12) while working towards a Master's degree. The program is planned for graduates of Bachelor’s Degree Liberal Arts Mathematics programs or for graduates of other programs who have completed at least 30 credit hours of mathematics courses. These 30 credit hours should include six credit hours of calculus, three credit hours of linear or abstract algebra, and three credit hours of number theory.

For any questions, contact:  
Eugenia Vomvoridi-Ivanovic, Masters Program Advisor