Program Details

Program Delivery

During the first three semesters, while completing the Teacher Education Credential coursework, classes are offered Monday – Thursday evenings, and on some Saturdays. Student teaching begins in the second semester and usually requires two days a week of in-class time. In the third semester, you'll need five days a week of in-class time.

In the fourth semester, the program follows a schedule of alternate weekend classes that convene nine times a semester (Friday evenings and all day Saturdays). See our Teaching Weekend schedule.

COURSE DETAILS

For candidates who complete all teaching credential program requirements at USF, the MAT with a concentration in Catholic Education may be obtained by successfully completing five core courses (15 credits) offered in the Catholic Educational Leadership (CEL) program.

CREDENTIAL COURSEWORK

This master's program is combined with a credential. The preliminary teaching credentials offered in conjunction with the Master of Arts in Teaching are:

  • Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish | 36-40 credits.
  • Preliminary Single Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish | 34-38 credits.

Teaching Credentials