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Education - Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education Initial Licensure

Concordia University Wisconsin

M.Sc.
12 months
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614 USD/credit
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Prepare for initial licensure for elementary education through the Wisconsin DPI with the Education - Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education Initial Licensure program of Concordia University Wisconsin.

Overview

Earn your teaching licensure to teach 4K-9th grade

Help children develop a love of learning, personal integrity, and strong values in our Elementary Teacher Certification program, as part of our Teaching and Learning master’s degree. Not only will you become a “master teacher,” you’ll be an inspired teacher – ready to engage with the a 21st century classroom.

The Concordia Accelerated Programs for Teacher Licensure (CAPTL) prepares students to earn initial teacher licensure for Early Childhood, Elementary, Special Education, or Secondary education through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.  We strive to inspire our teacher candidates to become servant leaders in the field of education.  The curriculum of the Education - Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education Initial Licensure program of Concordia University Wisconsin emphasizes working with diverse student populations, becoming reflective practitioners, and understanding how to differentiate instruction to meet the academic needs of all learners.  ESL, Bilingual, and Gifted & Talented add-on licensure is also available.

Program Goals:

  • Elementary program endorses the teacher candidate to teach grades 4K-9th
  • Earn your initial licensure while earning a Master of Science in Education – Teaching & Learning.
  • Teacher candidates are prepared to be successful in all environments to meet the learning needs of children: public, private, and parochial
  • Our teacher candidates are reflective practitioners who can reflect on their educational practices and who are able to successfully work with diverse student populations

What to expect

Program highlights:

  • Small class sizes with individual attention
  • Program length: 36 months
  • Meet face-to-face on campus one evening/week OR
  • Offered in a flexible hybrid online class format
  • Transfer in up to 6 graduate credits
  • Professors with real world experience

You can expect to become the kind of educator you always dreamed of becoming. Here’s how we make that happen: You’ll learn relevant teaching strategies to implement in the classroom, while also staying ahead of the curve on new technologies that can enhance your instruction. You’ll learn the challenges that face educators today, including school law, legal rights and teacher responsibilities, while examining relationships with parents and community. You will focus on the teacher as a role model, both in and out of the classroom. All the while, you’ll build your portfolio and demonstrate growth and competency in teaching standards. Of course, you’ll be expected to complete your student-teaching requirements, and in doing so you’ll gain invaluable field experience inside the classroom. And through it all, you’ll leave this program a more capable and confident educator, ready to shape the young lives of your students.

Careers

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Foundations
  • Human Learning & Development
  • Diversity in the Classroom
  • Language Arts Dev & Strategies
  • Curriculum & Methods of Language Art
  • Curriculum & Methods of Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

47 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
6.5
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • These programs have a minimum undergraduate GPA requirement of 3.00.
  • Application form
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • One page essay describing your reason for obtaining a graduate degree
  • Résumé of your education and employment experience
  • Two signed letters of recommendation using the Recommendation Form (recommendation letters on letterhead may also be submitted)
  • All official transcripts leading to your bachelor’s degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    614 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 614 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    614 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 614 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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