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Master of Arts in Teaching


Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching is designed for individuals who possess a baccalaureate degree and desire to teach secondary English, History, Math, Foreign Language, 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 (Extended until May 17 for summer 2019)

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)


Curriculum and Requirements

Total Program
Credit Hours


Average Length
of the Program

2 years

Approximate Enrollment


Community Connections

This program will educate those interested in teaching within Duval County Public Schools.
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Ko Sze Lee

Assistant Professor

(904) 620-1775

Building 57 , Room 2326