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Master of Arts in Teaching

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Brian Zoellner

(904) 620-5852

Building 57 , Room 2323


Application Information
At this time, we are only accepting applications for the Jacksonville Teacher Residency program. Click here for information about the JTR program.
Application Deadlines
Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.

 Additional program requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all attended institutions.

  • Official GRE scores: 151 Verbal Reasoning, 147 Quantitative Reasoning and 4 Analytical Writing.

  • Three current professional letters of reference that speak to your qualifications for success in graduate school. Letters need to be on official letterhead (if applicable) and must have an original signature (electronic signatures are not acceptable). Letters from relatives will not be acceptable.

  • Letter of intent (250-500 words)
    • Reasons for interest into the program
    • Topics and areas of interest
    • Goals after completion 
    • Double-spaced with 12 point font
  • Resume

Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.


For more information on how to apply click here.

Additional requirements for International applicants can be found here.


Program Overview
The Master of Arts in Teaching is designed for individuals who possess a baccalaureate degree and desire to teach secondary math and/or science through the Jacksonville Teaching Residency program.


Program Policies
Total Program
Credit Hours
36 semester credit hours
Average Length
of the Program
Two years
Approximate Enrollment
Community Connections
This program will educate those interested in teaching within Duval County Public Schools.