Program Overview

With a UW-Superior Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, you’ll be well qualified to teach children from birth through age 11, or ages 6 through 13. The Elementary Education major prepares learners for careers as certified teachers in schools, plus other careers working with children. The major is designed to meet the high teacher certification standards of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Graduates are eligible for initial licensure to teach either pre-kindergarten through sixth grade or first through eighth grade in Wisconsin, and may qualify for licensure in other states depending on the requirements of those states. All faculty members have public school teaching experience. A teaching minor is required. Current available teaching minors are Adaptive Education/Special Education, Broadfield Language Arts/Reading Teaching, Early Childhood, Geography, Health Education, Library Science, and Social Studies Teaching. Secure your future with a UW-Superior degree online. UW-Superior’s Distance Learning Center has helped thousands of students complete their degrees, leading to rewarding careers opportunities. Save with financially competitive single rate tuition, regardless of your state residence. Enjoy personalized learning that fits your schedule. Stay on-track with your academic advisor, faculty and valuable online resources that will give you an edge in your educational success.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: Mostly Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Throughout its history, the University of Wisconsin-Superior has committed to improving the lives and livelihoods of people in northwestern Wisconsin and beyond by seeking knowledge and spreading it to all who may benefit. UW-Superior was founded as the Superior Normal School in 1893. The college joined the UW System as the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 1971 and embraced the mission to "foster intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region."

    UW-Superior offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees from the following departments:

    • Art (Visual)
    • Business and Economics
    • Communicating Arts
    • Educational Leadership
    • Health and Human Performance
    • Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Music
    • Natural Sciences
    • Social Inquiry
    • World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    • Writing and Library Science

    The Distance Learning Center offers many degrees at all levels in completely online formats.


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