This Major shares core requirements with the Middle Grades Mathematics (5-9), M.A.T.
The M.A.T. in Mathematics Education (6-12) is designed for individuals seeking initial certification to teach High School or Middle School mathematics (grades 6-12) while working towards a Master’s degree. It is planned for graduates of B.A. Liberal Arts Mathematics programs or for graduates of other programs who have completed at least 30 credit hours of mathematics courses that include six (6) hours of calculus, three (3) hours of linear or abstract algebra, three (3) hours of number theory.
Please be advised that program and/or course requirements are subject to change per state legislative mandates, Florida Department of Education program approval standards and accreditation criteria.
Accreditation: Accredited by the Florida Department of Education, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). For more information: https://www.usf.edu/education/about-us/accreditation.aspx
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
- Meet one of the following criteria:
- Have completed 21 credit hours in mathematics at or above the level of college algebra and a passing score on the Florida Subject Area Exam in Mathematics 6-12 (FTCE)
- have completed at least 30 credit hours in mathematics at or above the level of College Algebra
In addition to the University requirements, applicants to the College of Education must provide the following:
- A social security number in degree programs requiring practica or internships;
- Other information as required by the major of interest, (e.g. Graduate Record Exam scores, etc.).