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Advanced Certification Elementary (ACE)

Edgewood College

M.A.
21 months
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645 USD/credit
645 USD/credit
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If you already have a Bachelor’s degree, completing the Edgewood College Advanced Certification Elementary (ACE) program will satisfy the requirements needed to receive your teacher’s license in Wisconsin.

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Overview

Advanced Certification Elementary is a post-baccalaureate program designed to prepare you for initial licensure in elementary Regular Education (777) and Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence (72) with the option of earning a Master of Arts in Education degree with a concentration in Teaching and Learning through the completion of three additional courses. The Advanced Certification Elementary (ACE) program offered by Edgewood College was developed in conjunction with the goals and standards of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Association for Childhood Education International.

What’s more, you’ll work with experienced faculty leaders who offer responsive and supportive advising and are dedicated to helping you meet your individual and professional goals. We will guide you through the process of applying for your DPI license and provide assistance in helping you find a teaching position.

Program Highlights

  • Cohort model starts once a year in August (Fall)
  • Licensure courses can be completed in 21 months
  • Courses offered in the evening or weekends
  • Also features optional add-on licensure certification in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Education
  • Courses can be applied to a master’s degree by completing 6 additional credits
  • During practicums and student teaching, students have the opportunity to work with experienced teachers in their own or other classroom settings.
  • Students’ previous coursework may be counted towards licensure.
  • Our small class size promotes a sense of community and facilitates individualized instruction.
  • Edgewood College has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best National University,” among “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes, and a “Best in the Midwest College” by Princeton Review.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Integrative Classroom Environments 
  • Diversity in the Classroom 
  • Child Development and Exceptionalities 
  • Children's Literature 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide evidence of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale for regular admission status
  • Complete and submit application
  • Request that official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic credits received 
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from college or university professors, supervisors, and/or professional colleagues
  • Submit a written statement listing the reasons why you think you will be successful in graduate school
  • Submit passing Entrance Exam Scores prior to the start of classes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.

Funding

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