Computer science teacher license now offered through UW-River Falls STEMteach program

July 14, 2016--Students enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-River Falls STEMteach graduate teacher licensure program may now chose to earn a Wisconsin license to teach computer science. The university has recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to offer this additional license to qualified individuals.

The computer science license brings the total number of teacher license options to ten, including biology, broadfield science, chemistry, computer science, earth and space science, environmental studies, life and environmental science, mathematics, physical science, and physics.

The STEMteach graduate program at UW-River Falls is designed to open the doors to an in-demand career as a middle or high school science or math teacher.  Students with a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) are encouraged to explore a career in teaching. A cohort of students for the one-year program begins each June.

For more information about the STEMteach program, visit or contact the UWRF Outreach and Continuing Education office by email to or call 800-228-5607.

UW-River Falls provides lifelong learners with academic, professional development and enrichment programs that are practical, flexible, convenient and affordable. A complete list of courses, course descriptions and online registration information is available at

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