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Application Process

Requirements for Consideration to Admission

All applicants must:

  • Teach in a public school
  • Teach in a regular education classroom
  • Teach in a Florida elementary classroom or teach mathematics or science in a middle school
  • Hold one or more of the following types of teaching certificate; Elementary 1-6, or Science 5-9, or Science 6-12, or Mathematics 5-9, or Mathematics 6-12.
  • Will have taught at minimum of three years by summer for fall consideration
  • Must submit a completed University of Central Florida Graduate Admissions application packet for fall consideration
  • For best consideration of financial assistance, submit a completed Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy application packet by due date assigned.

Each year enrollment to this program is limited to 15 teachers.

Steps to Take

Contact Dr. Lisa Dieker at:
407-823-6076 or e-mail

Dr. Dieker will check transcripts of required content courses, create a semester-by-semester course schedule for each T-MAST student and enroll students for required courses if necessary

  • Decide on the year in which you want to participate in the paid internship
  • Apply for Master of Arts in either Mathematics Education or Science Education, middle school track
  • Submit completed UCF graduate admissions forms.
  • Register for and take the appropriate subject area examination.
  • Apply for fellowship
  • Interview with Dr. Dieker or Dr. Jeanpierre
  • If possible, begin to substitute teach

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