Available Certifications

B.S. Elementary 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)
  • Dual Certification: Regular Education and Special Education, Early Adolescence-Adolescence
    (Approximate Ages of 10-21 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

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

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