Teacher Education - Secondary Certification | UW-Superior

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Teacher Education - Secondary Certification

UW-Superior's Teacher Education Program offers a secondary education program that prepares students to teach middle school and high school in a variety of subjects. 

Secondary education certification students complete a program of study that includes coursework in the academic subject they wish to teach as well as a set of Teacher Education courses to gain classroom skills and experiences. They also complete a selection of professional education courses to gain classroom skills and experience. Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, 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

Secondary teaching majors include the following. Many additional teaching minors are offered.

  • Biology
  • Broad Field Science
  • Broad Field Social Studies (History or Political Science)
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • History

  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
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