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Accelerated programs allow a student to complete both their undergraduate and graduate degree at the same time.

Currently biology majors at USF have the opportunity to complete the following Accelerated Program.


Science Teaching Accelerated Masters Program (STAMP) - B.S. to MAT

The College of Education and the College of Arts & Sciences have collaborated to create an accelerated master’s program for talented students in science fields who aspire to become science and mathematics teachers.

STAMP allows Biology majors in one of the following programs the ability to earn their Bachelor's degree and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) on an accelerated timeline.

  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Integrative Animal Biology
  • Marine Biology

Students who complete the program will be eligible for a Professional Florida Educator’s Certificate in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics (grades 6-12).

You can find more information about this program on the STAMP website.