UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
This graduate program is designed for Individuals with an undergraduate degree in an area other than education who want to become certified to teach in an elementary or middle school.
*Pending WI DPI approval
A revised list of required courses is under development and will be posted as soon as all approvals are obtained.
Our program has been recently revised to meet the needs of our students and to align with the licensing requirements of the Wisconsin Department of Instruction (DPI). The resulting admissions process will ensure that those who complete the program will obtain their license and be prepare to succeed as a teacher.
Beginning with applications for fall 2016, candidates will need to provide the following :
Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators
The GRE® General Test
The GRE® Revised General Test
Reading (5712) – 156
Quantitative Reasoning ≥ 540
Quantitative Reasoning ≥ 145
For more information go to https://www.uwrf.edu/CEPS/EPP/EPPTesting/Praxis.cfm. (Please note that ACT/SAT scores do not meet basic skills requirements for this graduate program.)
For more information on the Praxis II exam, visit the Educator Preparation Program web page. When submitting your test scores, reference the following institutional codes, 5014 for Praxis II exam and 1918 for Praxis Core and GRE exams
All candidates will be subject to a criminal background check upon admission to the program.
Applicants who submit all admissions documents before May 15 will be given priority admissions status. All completed applications will be reviewed at that time. If space allows, additional applications will continue to be accepted until July 15, 2016.