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Education - Elementary-Middle School (Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Mequon, WI, United States
Whether you wish to teach in a public school or in a religious school setting, the Education - Elementary-Middle School (Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence) program of Concordia University Wisconsin is an ideal fit for you.
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Overview

Be the role model they need

As an elementary/middle level teacher (grades 1-8), you have the amazing opportunity to be the positive influence your students need during their formative years. Not just to help them form a solid educational foundation, but their conscience as well. The Education - Elementary-Middle School (Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence) program of Concordia University Wisconsin has a Christian emphasis that will prepare you to be the kind of educator they can learn from and look up to.

Not only do we offer a public education track, we also offer a Lutheran teacher diploma track and a Christian teacher certification track). No matter what route you take, you can count on building a strong liberal arts foundation with a Christian emphasis. It will give you the freedom to choose from a number of career options including elementary school teacher, middle-school content specialist, educational researcher, and curriculum specialist. Our program is accredited and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Our graduates enjoy an amazing 99% job placement rate after college, which means teachers who have a degree from Concordia are always in high demand.

What to expect

Throughout your time in this program, you will grow a deep understanding of child development by taking a holistic approach to education. You'll start with specific education coursework and practical field experiences during your freshman year, and work to master content knowledge throughout the program, as well as a wide range of instructional strategies. Expect to develop skills in classroom management, curricular design and assessment, differentiated instruction, and data-driven improvement.

Careers

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Plan to apply 3-4 months prior to your intended start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nature of Exceptional Child
  • Best Practices in Engaging Children in Literacy
  • Human Learning
  • Profession & Ethics Teaching
  • Student Teaching Seminar
  • General Clinical I Experience

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduation from the equivalent of US high school 
  • GPA equivalency of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 61 TOEFL, 6 IELTS or 55 PTE (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission)
  • ACT or SAT is not required for admission, but a result will increase scholarship options

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mequon

  • 1621 - 2690 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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