The MAFI degree is designed for graduate students who are preparing for a career in teaching French at the high school level or at small colleges. Each student can tailor the M.A. course work to their particular needs and interests.inthis two-year program. The M.A. in French Instruction includes work in French language, literature, civilization, pedagogy, and applied linguistics. The MAFI degree does not include state teacher certification; students who would like information on combining a certification program with the MAFI program should consult with an advisor in the School of Education. For more information about the MAFI degree, please contact our Directors of Graduate Study in French: Professor Julie Auger or Professor Oana Panaïté.