Master of Arts in Teaching

Admission Requirements

All USF MAT programs require earned degrees from regionally accredited institutions or an international equivalent. In order to be eligible for admission to the MAT program, applicants must meet University requirements for graduate admission (see Graduate Admissions) as well as the requirements listed below.

Students must possess one of the following:

Once admitted to the program, students will be required to follow USF College of Education fingerprinting procedures. All Elementary Education students need to be fingerprinted by Hillsborough County Public Schools prior to the beginning of their first semester. Any costs related to the process will be the responsibility of the students. For more information about this, please contact Dianne Wood.

For international applicants: Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not earned a degree in the United States should see the USF Office of International Admissions website for information regarding demonstrating English Proficiency.

International students entering this degree program must obtain a social security number for purposes of practicum, internship and certification testing. An external course by course evaluation of the foreign degree is required with the admissions application.