Master of Science in Education - Teaching and Learning - Secondary Education Initial Licensure

This Secondary Education Teacher certificate, as part of the Teaching and Learning graduate program, prepares you to earn initial licensure for secondary education from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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Teachers are role models

The teenage years are a memorable time in any person’s life. Help create positive memories and a lifelong love of learning by honing your skills and growing in empathy. Our program focuses on developing masterful teachers who are role models inside and out of the classroom. Deepen and broaden your skill set and personal awareness through this transformative program.

Quick Facts

Credits 45
Careers
  • Secondary ED Teacher
  • Special ED Teacher
  • Education Administrator
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Program Overview

This program is for people who want to grow.  It will challenge you to think critically about sociological, ethical, and pedagogical topics. You will learn cutting edge teaching strategies and utilize game-changing educational technology. And because we know educators are extraordinarily busy, we have flexible option, including the ability to earn your degree online. You deserve a program that works with your lifestyle, so you can become the kind of educator, and person, you’ve always wanted to be.

Academic Community Partnership

Concordia University Wisconsin’s School of Education has a reputation for helping public, private, charter, and other school systems meet the needs of their students in the most comprehensive way possible. This is not only an exclusive partnership; we simply believe in providing opportunities to increase teacher capacity, improve leadership development, and impact student success.

Benefits of the Academic Community Partnership include:

  • Partner with a local university that has an excellent academic and ethical reputation
  • We come to you – meet with our team to customize a program or professional development that fits each districts’ unique needs
  • Meet educational objectives and enhance faculty expertise with highly respected, fully accredited programs in a wide range of graduate degrees, licensure programs, and technology options
  • Face-to-face cohorts or diverse online programs to meet your busy schedule. We provide expert instructors and consultants and draw on research-based practices through our rigorous accredited programs
  • Professional development connected to university credit
  • Receive $450 per eligible graduate course or $150 per eligible adult accelerated course
What to Expect

Graduates emerge from this program inspired to instill a profound curiosity that leads to a passion for learning in their students. They impact students by shaping them with virtue and ethical awareness. Graduates feel pride in their teaching and properly equipped to guide learners in the 21st century classroom. They also feel a deep sense of mastery in their vocation that ignites a new love of teaching.

Concentrations / Specializations

Major Licenses available:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Broadfield Social Studies
  • Broadfield Science
  • Business Education
  • English
  • German
  • History
  • Math
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish

Minor Licenses available:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • ESL
  • German
  • Health
  • History
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Speech
Licensure / Certifications
WI DPI – Secondary 6th-12th (Early Adolescence through Adolescence) or K-12th (Early Childhood-Adolescence)
Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Appleton
  • Kenosha
  • Madison
  • Mequon
  • Online

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