School of Education

We offer challenging education programs that prepare highly qualified and successful teachers, leaders, and student services professionals.
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Pathways to Educator Certification

Which pathway is right for you?

The School of Education (SOE) has been preparing teachers and educators since 1891 to work in child care facilities, primary schools, middle schools, secondary schools, higher education, and more.

Why UW-Stout?

  • You'll get involved right away in your major, and receive hands-on teaching with small class sizes.
  • High Job Placement - in 2019-2020 graduates had a 99% average job placement for teaching majors.
  • Experience a wide variety of educational opportunities—study abroad & study across the nation with our National Student Exchange.

These programs meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in Wisconsin, and it may meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in other states. However, UW-Stout has not determined that this program meets the criteria for states other than Wisconsin. Please visit the following website for more information.

Undergraduate Degrees

B.S. Applied Mathematics and Computer Science – Math Education concentration

B.S. Art Education

B.S. Career Technical Education and Training

B.S. Early Childhood Education

B.S. Family and Consumer Sciences Education

B.S. Marketing and Business Education

B.S. Special Education

B.S. Technology Education

Graduate Degrees

M.S. Career and Technical Education

M.S. Education

M.S. School Counseling

M.S.Ed. and Ed.S. School Psychology

Ed.D. Career and Technical Education Leadership



Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist Certificate

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Leadership Certificate

Instructional Design

Math Specialist Certificate

Practical Skills for Beginning K-12 Career and Technical Educators Certificate (for those individuals hired as Experience-based Licensed teachers in CTE and need coursework to meet licensure requirements and then choose to continue into either the FCSE, MBE, or TechEd program)


Post-baccalaureate Educator Certifications

Reading Specialist Certification

Reading Teacher Certification

Online Professional Development Courses

Meet your professional development goals for continuing education, license renewal or advanced certification. Earn Graduate Credits Online >>

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