Become a Teacher

Stritch is a leader in teacher preparation and prepares more new teachers and administrators than any other private college in Wisconsin.


The College of Education and Leadership offers bachelor's, master's, extended certification and doctoral programs for teachers and administrators, as well as post-baccalaureate programs for individuals interested in becoming a teacher.

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Bachelor's Degree Programs and Initial teaching certification

Traditional undergraduate degrees:

Bachelor's Completion Program (evening classes)

To learn more, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (414) 410-4040, toll-free (800) 347-8822, ext. 4040, or admityou@stritch.edu.

Master's Degree Programs and Initial teaching certification

Stritch also offers teacher education programs for students who already have a bachelor's degree. The programs allow you to obtain a teacher certification while earning credits toward a master’s degree.

Programs are offered at our main campus, downtown Milwaukee, Madison and Kenosha locations. The programs are designed for post-baccalaureate students who have a variety of professional backgrounds. All locations offer classes in the evenings. Financial aid is available.

To learn more, schedule a personal appointment with an admissions counselor by contacting the Office of Graduate Admissions at (414) 410-4042, toll-free (800) 347-8822, ext. 4042, or gradadm@stritch.edu.