Earn your bachelor’s in education and a Wisconsin teaching license online in three years and become a 4-12th grade ELA teacher

Learn how to teach reading, speaking, writing, listening, and comprehension to secondary education students. You will master these ELA skills so that you can implement effective lessons and learning strategies in 4th-12th grade classrooms. Through online coursework and field work in classrooms, you will gain the expertise and experience to utilize engaging curriculum that improves the performance of your students.

Cost Per Credit$475

This program is offered fully online to fit your busy lifestyle!

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Program Overview

This accelerated secondary education teacher licensure program is 100% online. You will earn your bachelor's in education AND a valid Wisconsin license to teach 4th-12th grades. This accelerated program can be completed within three years or at a pace you prefer. It is an accessible, flexible, and affordable teacher program that gives individuals the opportunity to serve students in grades 4-12 as a trusted and skilled math teacher

Demonstrate your ability to read and evaluate a variety of texts. You will further develop your analytical and creative writing skills. With this solid foundation, you can pass on effective ELA skills to students in grades 4-12. Learn to build and enhance their communication skills to ensure academic success in all their classes.

Watch Dr. Adam Paape, Assistant Dean for School of Education, present a brief overview of the accelerated teacher program for elementary and secondary education.


What to Expect
  • 100% online 
  • Courses are in 8-week sessions
  • Option to start the program at the beginning of any 8-week session
  • Professors with real world experience
  • Practicums and student teaching experiences can occur anywhere in the U.S. (practicum does not have to be in Wisconsin)
  • Program leads to WI teaching licensure in 4-12th grade
  • Applicants may apply for life and work experience credit toward practicum coursework up to 6 credits
  • Transfer up to 84 credits
  • Option to earn Public Education (PLA can be used towards the 9 elective credits for public education candidates), Lutheran Teaching Diploma (LTD) and Christian Teaching Certificate (CTC)

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