USF Master of Arts in Teaching Programs

Student Testimonials

Read about what our students have to say about the Master of Arts in Teaching program at USF.

Linda Morales

Linda Morales
MAT in Exceptional Student Education

“Seeing the need for special education teachers who genuinely care for their students is what really drew me. It felt like (teaching) was my calling.”

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Eric Miller
MAT in Elementary Education

"I want to be a member of the noblest profession—being a teacher. The Elementary Education MAT program at USF is the best way for me to realize this dream!"

Kurt Helgemoe
MAT in Science Education with a concentration in Physics

"I am retiring from my first career in the military and starting my second as a teacher. I realize that there is much more to teaching than having a bachelor's degree. The faculty in the MAT science program has opened my eyes to the hard work ahead and is preparing me to become an effective science teacher."