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Master of Arts in Teaching


Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching (Secondary Education) is designed for individuals who possess a baccalaureate degree and desire to teach secondary English, Math, Social Studies, or Biology/Chemistry/Physics. For individuals who have degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics, please refer to our JTR website for additional information.


Application Information

How to:

Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

Summer Term . . . April 24 -- Summer 2020 extended to May 4

Admits for summer term only.


The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

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.

  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:

  • Resume
  • Letter of intent
    • 250-500 words
    • Double space with 12 point font
    • Describe reasons for interest in the program;
    • Topics and areas of interest
    • Goals after completion
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Address applicants qualifications for success in graduate school
    • Must be on official letter head (if applicable) and have an original signature (electronic signatures are not acceptable)


Average Length
of the Program

1 year

Community Connections

This program will prepare those interested in teaching within Public Schools in Clay, Duval, and other local Counties in Northeast Florida.
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Hope Wilson

Associate Professor

(904) 620-5222

Building 57 , Room 2308