Elementary Education
elementary education

Master of Science in Education
Initial Teaching Certification

Who Should Enroll

  • Individuals with an undergraduate degree in an area other than education who want to become certified to teach in an elementary or middle school.
  • Individuals who want to add elementary certification to a current teaching license.

Key Features

  • Completion of WI certification requirements for Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (grades 1-8) while pursuing the Master's degree.
  • Evening graduate classes, with part-time and full-time options.
  • Field experiences in elementary and middle schools integrated throughout the program.

Program Curriculum

See Degree Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements

In addition to the graduate student Admission Requirements, applicants must obtain satisfactory scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST)link before or within the first semester of enrollment.

Praxis II: Middle School Content (Test Code: 0146) passing score = 146

Praxis I (PPST) test scores in Reading (=175); Writing (=174); and Math (=173)

For More Information

Dr. Tim Holleran, Program Coordinator
Teacher Education Department

(715) 425-3752