Master of Arts in Teaching

Admission Requirements

The USF Graduate School and the College of Education have prerequisites for admission. Please check the Admissions pages of the College of Education as well as the Graduate School for further information.

In order to be admitted, applicants must present the following:

Application Materials Include:

Deanna Rieke
University of South Florida
Student Academic Services
4202 East Fowler Ave, EDU105
Tampa, FL 33620-5650

Application Deadlines
Domestic International
Fall admission: June 15 Fall admission: June 15
Spring admission: October 15 Spring admission: August 1
Summer admission: April 15 Summer admission: January 1

Questions about the program should be made by email to:

Dr. Phil Smith
(813) 974-1113
(813) 974-3837, Fax
EDU 266A

Taking Classes Before Being Formally Admitted

Students may enroll as non-degree seeking students while gathering their credentials for application. Completed Foreign Language Education applications are considered during the first week of each month and processed on a rolling basis.

In order to register, you will then need to fill out a non-degree seeking form from the Registrar's Office. Please note that:

How to Apply

  1. Fill out an application from Graduate Studies to apply.
  2. Once your application packet is complete and turned in to the Graduate Admissions Office, the Graduate Office sends it to the Foreign Language Education faculty for consideration.  The Graduate School then notifies you of the admission decision.  Students should contact their advisor following their formal notice of admission in order to be issued their Planned Program of Studies.
  3. You may check your status by contacting the Graduate School (813-974-2846) or visiting the Check Application Page on Office of Admissions. International applicants will need to input their "ID" number and birthdate. Your ID number can be obtained by sending an e-mail to
  4. You can find information about registration and financial aid on the website of the Registrar's Office.
  5. A Graduate Orientation for our graduate programs is offered every semester in the Special Events Center. For more information, please visit the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC).