Earn a bachelor’s in education and Wisconsin teacher licensure for grades K-9th through an online program

Our accelerated online bachelor’s degree in education allows students to take courses online and still have access to faculty and university resources. Develop and build your teaching skills and strategies through clinical experiences in schools. Graduate career-ready having met the requirements to apply for your Wisconsin teaching license in elementary education.

Cost Per Credit$490

Start at the beginning of any 8-week session during the fall, spring, or summer trimester.

Online Format

A flexible program to fit your busy life schedule.

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Program Overview

Our Accelerated Elementary Education Licensure program is 100% online. You will earn your bachelor's in education AND a valid Wisconsin license to teach grades K through 9th. The accelerated courses can be scheduled and completed within three years or at the pace you prefer. This is an accessible, flexible, and affordable teacher program that gives individuals the opportunity to serve K-9 students as trusted and skilled teachers.

Watch Dr. Adam Paape, Assistant Dean for School of Education, present a brief overview of the accelerated teacher program for elementary education.



What to Expect
  • Online
  • Courses are in 8-week sessions
  • Option to start the program at the beginning of any 8-week session
  • Professors with real world experience
  • Clinical experiences start in year one of the program
  • Program leads to WI teaching licensure in K-9th grade
  • This program accepts up to 6 credits of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). 
    • Submit a narrative on your previous lived experiences that are related to elementary education and how they align with the program's objectives. This is submitted after you have enrolled and started courses.
    • Pay a reduced rate for these PLA credits
  • Transfer up to 84 credits
  • Option to earn Lutheran Teaching Diploma
  • Scholarships and TEACH grant qualify
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