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.
To see when the courses are offered, select the catalog number to open the course description. The terms will be displayed as January Term (J-term), Spring (S), Fall (F), or Summer (SS).
Initial Licensure Requirements, 32 credits
First Fall Term
TED 701 Psychology of Teaching and Learning, 3 credits
TED 706 Historical, Philosophical and Multicultural Foundations of Education, 3 credits
TED 708 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Curriculum and Early Childhood Methods, 3 credits
TED 661 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits
TED 711 Literacy Methods: English Language Arts Assessment, Instruction and Intervention, 3 credits
TED 713 Social Studies Methods and Children's Literature, 3 credits
TED 716 Inclusive Education for English Learners and Students with Special Needs, 3 credits
TED 726 Creative Expression: Methods in Arts, Integrated Movement and Wellness, 3 credits
Second Fall Term
TED 731 STEM-infused Math for Elementary Educators, 3 credits
TED 738 Integrated STEM: Methods for Elementary Science Education, 3 credits
TED 741 Assessment Principals for Elementary Educators, 3 credits
Required for Teaching Certification (6 credits)
TED 746 Student Teaching, Grades PreK-6, 6 credits
Master of Science Degree Completion Requirements, 3 credits
TED 748 Capstone Experience Course for Elementary Teachers, 3 credits
Our program is designed 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 prepared to succeed as a teacher. Individuals who complete the admissions process before May 15 will have priority for admission into the fall cohort. Later applicants will be admitted if space is available.
All candidates need to meet these admissions requirements:
For more information on the Praxis Subject Assessments, visit the the Educational Testing Service (ETS) web page.
Request that all scores be sent directly to our institution using code 1918.
All candidates will be subject to a criminal background check upon admission to the program.