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Teacher Education - K-12 Education

UW-Superior's Teacher Education Program offers a K-12 education program that prepares students to prepare to teach pupils from early childhood through the adolescent level in the special areas of physical education, art or music. 

K-12 education students complete a comprehensive major in the academic subject in which they wish to teach as well as a set of Teacher Education courses to gain classroom skills and experiences. Students can earn either a Bachelor of Science for Art or Physical Education, or a Bachelor of Music education, depending on the requirements of individual majors. 

UW-Superior offers a challenging curriculum along with small class sizes, intensive interaction with faculty, and many opportunities to gain experience by working with children on campus, in classrooms, and as a student teacher or teaching intern. The program prepares students for licensure in Wisconsin, and the degree is acceptable in many other states.

UW-Superior has more than 100 years of experience in training teachers. Our Teacher Education Program enjoys an excellent reputation for quality and innovation, and our graduates are highly regarded by their employers. 

After earning their bachelor's degree, graduates can continue their education and professional growth throughout their careers with our high quality graduate programs in reading, instruction, special education, counseling and educational administration.

Majors and Minors 

Major: K-12 Education 

  • Art 
  • Music (Choral and Instrumental) 
  • Physical Education
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