Masters of Arts in Teaching (Science or Mathematics)

ABOUT THE MAT PROGRAM

As a Noyce Scholar you will complete a Master of Arts (MAT) for middle and high school Math or Science Education.

Complete Your MAT in 1.5 Years:

Noyce Scholars will complete four semesters of course work (including one summer), a semester-long internship, and attain teaching certification, during this time.

Noyce MATScholarship:

Noyce MAT students are eligible for $30,000 in scholarship money payable over the two semesters and the summer: $12,000 each semester for two semesters, and $6,000 for the next summer.

Other Benefits of the Program:

  • Support of a MAT cohort throughout the program.

  • Participation in field experiences linked with course instruction.

    • Improvement via participation in a Community of Practice.

    • Mentor support through the first two years of teaching.


Course sequence for MAT - Science

Fall (Year 1): 15 Credits
• Foundations of Measurement
• Current Trends in Science Education
• Middle School Science Methods
• Teaching Biological Sciences
• Teaching Practicum

Spring (Year 1): 12 Credits
• Teaching the Adolescent Learner
• Reading in the Content Area
• High School/Middle School Methods
• Teaching Physical Science

Summer (Year 1): 6 Credits
• Classroom Management for a Diverse School & Society
• ESOL Education in the Content Areas

Fall (Year 2): 6 Credits
• Internship

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission requirements for the MAT in Science Education can be found here.

Admission requirements for the MAT in Mathematics education can be found here.

More information about applying to either program can by contacting Student Academic Support at 813-974-2979 or
email at edu-sasasst@usf.edu

 

 


Course sequence for MAT - Math 6-12*

Fall (Year 1): 12 Credits
• Foundations of Measurement
• Current Trends in Math Ed
• ESOL Competencies in the Content Area
• Teaching Probability & Statistics

Spring (Year 1): 12 Credits

• High School Mathematics Methods
• Teaching Algebra
• Teaching Geometry
• Practicum in Math Education

Summer (Year 1): 9 Credits
• Classroom Management
• Teaching the Adolescent Learner
• Communication Skills in Math

Fall (Year 2): 6 Credits
• Internship

* This program can be adapted for Math 5-9 certification.