Graduate

Graduate Degree Programs

The College of Education offers various degree and certificate programs to prepare our graduate students to become leaders, researchers, and scholars within various areas of study. With small class sizes and an abundance of research opportunities available, students have direct access to our faculty and ongoing research projects. 

To learn more about admission requirements specific to each of our programs, visit the USF Catalog or contact the program coordinator.


Master of Arts (MA)


Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

The College of Education's Master of Arts in Teaching programs are designed for individuals who earned a bachelor's degree in a field outside of education and who do not already hold a professional teaching certificate. On completion of the programs, students will have a master's degree and will be eligible to apply for their professional certificate.


Master of Education (M.Ed.)


Master of Science (MS)


Education Specialist (Ed.S.)


Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


Degree and/or course requirements are subject to change, per state legislative mandates, Florida State Department of Education program approval standards, and accreditation criteria.