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Middle/Secondary Education (Ages 10-21) – Accelerated License Completion Program


If you hold a Bachelor's degree in any of these content areas:

  • English
  • Math
  • Broad Field Social Studies
  • History
  • Economics
  • Broad Field Science
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Physical Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life and Environmental Science

consider what Edgewood College's graduate Teacher License Completion Program has to offer. Courses are taught in an accelerated format so that you can obtain your license in one year. Plus, all license completion courses are applicable to a master's degree. Our classes are cohort based so you will have the opportunity to work in partnership with other students and faculty throughout the program.

Edgewood College Quality

  • Courses are designed to challenge, explore and foster the development of culturally-responsive teaching practices to educate students in diverse middle and secondary schools.
  • Courses are taught by academically and professionally qualified faculty who combine sound theoretical knowledge with practical, real-world experience.
  • Instructors recognize the knowledge and perspective that students contribute to the learning process by encouraging engagement in the classroom.
  • Students have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with instructors and advisors to discuss individual goals, interests and special needs.
  • Our small class size promotes a sense of community and facilitates individualized instruction.
  • Edgewood College is a member of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • 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.

A Program Designed for Working Adults

  • Courses are offered on Saturdays and evenings to accommodate adult students' work schedules.  Student teaching is scheduled during the days for the entirety of the Spring semester.
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a team-based setting that mirrors the professional work settings of classrooms and business offices.
  • Collaboration with fellow students and schools and other organizations is encouraged and supported.
  • Students’ previous academic and experiential accomplishments are highly valued in degree and licensing programs, and often result in even more timely completion (assuming Wisconsin DPI requirements are met).

Our classes are offered on evenings and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule. Coursework begins in January. The priority deadline for admissions is December 1. 

Contact the Graduate & Professional Studies Admissions Office: Toll Free (800) 444-4861 ext. 3297, or by email at gps@edgewood.edu.

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