The University of South Florida awards students with a Master's of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in either reading, teacher leadership, positive behavior support, or interdisciplinary studies. USF's degree program requires a minimum of 33 graduate-level semester hours. Required courses include Foundations of Educational research, Behavior Theory and Classroom Learning, and Historical Foundations of American Education.
Graduating students must complete a written, six-week comprehensive exam the fall or spring term of their senior year. Prospective students are considered for admission during the fall, spring, and summer terms.