Available Certifications

B.A. Secondary Education


Cardinal Stritch University's undergraduate teacher education program allows students to earn licensure/certification through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood to Middle Childhood Licensure/Certification
    (Approximate ages of Birth – 11 years old)
  • Middle Childhood to Early Adolescence Licensure/Certification
    (Approximate ages of 6-12 years old)
  • Early Adolescence to Adolescence Licensure/Certification
    (Approximate Ages of 10-21 years old)
  • Early Childhood to Adolescence Licensure/Certification
    (Approximate Ages of Birth – 21 years old)
  • Dual Certification: Regular Education and Special Education, Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence
    (Approximate ages of 6-12 years old)

Early Childhood to Middle Childhood and Middle Childhood to Early Adolescence

Minors Available:

  • Reading/Literacy (Credits count toward the #316 Reading Teacher License (K-12)
  • Special Education (Dual certification in Special Ed/Regular Ed possible with 3-4 additional credits)
  • Biology
  • Social Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Speech / Communication

Early Adolescence to Adolescence

Majors/ Content Areas:

  • Biology
  • Broad Field Social Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science (minor field)
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Early Childhood to Adolescence

  • Art
  • World Languages (Spanish)
  • Theater
  • Music (Instrumental, Choral, General)

Dual Certification: Regular Education and Special Education, Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence

Content area departments are responsible for program advisement/curriculum for all courses outside of education. Students must go to their major department for advisement on their program of studies. The major department has final responsibility for advisement in the major course of study.