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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Teacher Education, Schl of
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

Learn more about program tuition and fees.

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The Master of Arts in Teaching graduate program was created to allow individuals who are not certified to teach to become effective, certified teachers of secondary content areas.

The MAT program offers tracks in 10 secondary content areas: Art Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, Middle School Mathematics Education, Science Education-Biology, Science Education-Chemistry, Science Education-Physics, Science Education-Middle School, Social Science Education, and World Languages Education. Please scroll to the bottom of this page for further details on these Tracks. Graduation from this state-approved MAT includes the successful completion of a 6-hour internship, submission of a comprehensive portfolio, and passing scores on all sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. The Master of Arts in Teaching admits in summer and fall terms only.

This program has potential ties to state-regulated professional licensure or certification in the field. For more information on how this program may prepare you in that regard, please visit https://apq.ucf.edu/licensure-programs/.

Students in the Mathematics Education and Science Education tracks may be eligible for Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant. Please see education.ucf.edu/teach_grad.cfm for more information.

Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Counselor Education Professor
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Mathematics Education Professor
  • Primary Education Professor
  • Science Education Professor
  • Secondary Education Professor
  • Special Education Professor

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