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Master of Arts - Teaching

“If you are even remotely interested, start with one class and see the benefits it adds to your classroom. The next class will be even better! Then, all of a sudden, you're almost to your licensing and master's goal!” - Nicole

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Master of Arts - Transition to Teaching

Wisconsin Lutheran College's Transition to Teaching program is ideal for mid-career professionals and bachelor's degree graduates interested in transitioning to a career in teaching. In as little as two years, students can complete coursework for licensure, with only six additional credits to earn their Master of Arts degree, from one of the top Christian colleges in the nation.

  • Our 42-credit Master of Arts - Transition to Teaching program with licensure blends both online and classroom learning; allowing flexibility and convenience, while also providing a robust learning experience! Students may obtain licensure in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or wide-range education.

    Are you ready to transition to a career in teaching? Achieve your potential and become a teacher who makes a positive difference!


    Program Requirements

    Click on the desired licensure level to see the program course requirements:

  • EARLY CHILDHOOD

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE (36 CR. TOTAL)

    Foundations (15 cr.)

    EDU 511 Educating the Exceptional Individual & Clinical
    EDU 521 Strategies for Instruction and Classroom Management
    EDU 551 Human Relations for Educators
    EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration
    EDU 622 Best Practice in High Performance Instructional Methodologies

    Applications (21 cr.)

    EDU 531 Content Area Literacy & Clinical
    EDU 580 Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Methods & Clinical
    EDU 583 Elementary Curriculum 1 & Clinical (Reading & Social Studies)
    EDU 584 Elementary Curriculum 2 & Clinical (Science & Math)
    EDU 624 Assessment and Evaluation for Academic Success
    EDU 691 Practicum 1: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio
    EDU 691 Practicum 2: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio

    MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE (6-9 CR. TOTAL)

    Research (3 cr.)

    EDU 692 Education Research Design

    Reflection (3-6 cr.)

    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 1)
    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 2)

    ELEMENTARY

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE (36 CR. TOTAL)

    Foundations (15 cr.)

    EDU 511 Educating the Exceptional Individual & Clinical
    EDU 521 Strategies for Instruction and Classroom Management
    EDU 523 Instructional Strategies in the Middle School & Clinical
    EDU 551 Human Relations for Educators
    EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration
    EDU 622 Best Practice in High Performance Instructional Methodologies

    Applications (21 cr.)

    EDU 531 Content Area Literacy & Clinical
    EDU 583 Elementary Curriculum 1 & Clinical (Reading & Social Studies)
    EDU 584 Elementary Curriculum 2 & Clinical (Science & Math)
    EDU 624 Assessment and Evaluation for Academic Success
    EDU 691 Practicum 1: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio
    EDU 691 Practicum 2: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio

    MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE (6-9 CR. TOTAL)

    Research (3 cr.)

    EDU 692 Education Research Design

    Reflection (3-6 cr.)

    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 1)
    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 2)

     

    SECONDARY

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE (36 CR. TOTAL)

    Foundations (15 cr.)

    EDU 511 Educating the Exceptional Individual & Clinical
    EDU 521 Strategies for Instruction and Classroom Management
    EDU 523 Instructional Strategies in the Middle School & Clinical
    EDU 551 Human Relations for Educators
    EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration
    EDU 622 Best Practice in High Performance Instructional Methodologies

    Applications (21 cr.)

    EDU 531 Content Area Literacy & Clinical
    EDU 585 Secondary Curriculum and Methods & Clinical
    EDU 624 Assessment and Evaluation for Academic Success
    EDU 650's Selected Course from Technology Specialization
    EDU 691 Practicum 1: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio
    EDU 691 Practicum 2: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio

    MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE (6-9 CR. TOTAL)

    Research (3 cr.)

    EDU 692 Education Research Design

    Reflection (3-6 cr.)

    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 1)
    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 2)

     

     

    WIDE-RANGE

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE (36 CR. TOTAL)

    Foundations (15 cr.)

    EDU 511 Educating the Exceptional Individual & Clinical
    EDU 521 Strategies for Instruction and Classroom Management
    EDU 523 Instructional Strategies in the Middle School & Clinical
    EDU 551 Human Relations for Educators
    EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration
    EDU 622 Best Practice in High Performance Instructional Methodologies

    Applications (21 cr.)

    EDU 531 Content Area Literacy & Clinical
    EDU 580 Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Methods & Clinical
    EDU 585 Secondary Curriculum and Methods & Clinical
    EDU 624 Assessment and Evaluation for Academic Success
    EDU 691 Practicum 1: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio
    EDU 691 Practicum 2: Teacher Candidacy/Portfolio

    MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE (6-9 CR. TOTAL)

    Research (3 cr.)

    EDU 692 Education Research Design

    Reflection (3-6 cr.)

    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 1)
    EDU 693 Capstone: Integration of Theory into Practice (Sem. 2)