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
Initial Licensure Requirements, 31 credits
TED 661 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits
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 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
TED 731 STEM-infused Math for Elementary Science Education, 3 credits
TED 738 Integrated STEM: Methods for Elementary Science Education, 3 credits
TED 741 Assessment Principals for Elementary Educators, 3 credits
TED 746 Student Teaching, Grades PreK-6, 6 credits
Degree Completion Requirements, 3 credits
TED 748 Capstone Experience Course for Elementary Teachers, 3 credits
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 prepared 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 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.
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 August 15, 2016.