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Online Certificate & Certification Programs

Online Masters of Science in Education Degree

Use your certificate coursework as electives in the Masters of Science in Education program. Take five additional core courses to earn your Master's degree.

Degree Overview and Financial Aid Options

For more information, email Dr. Amy Gullixson at gullixsona@uwstout.edu

Email Dr. Greg Matthias at matthiasg@uwstout.edu for details about our prior learning review to receive transfer credits.

Online Education Courses

Meet your goals for:

  • transitioning to a new career or position
  • license renewal/salary advancement
  • continuing education / professional development
  • graduate credits for transfer to another university

100% Online - No travel to campus required.

Review the list of individual online courses below that focus on:


Tuition

2021-2022: $476 per semester hour graduate credit
Spring 2022 tuition is due March 2, 2022.
Summer 2022 tuition is due July 20, 2022.

Registration

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Frequently Asked Questions
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All courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education degree.

E-learning and Online Teaching Course 

EDUC 760 E-learning for Educators 
3 graduate credits

EDUC 763 Instructional Design for Elearning
3 graduate credits

Instructional Design Courses and Certificate

You may complete all four instructional design online courses and earn an Instructional Design Certificate.

EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design 
3 graduate credits

EDUC 766 Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765 

EDUC 767 Designing Computer-based Training (CBT) 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765 and 766

EDUC 768 Project Management for Instructional Development 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765, 766, 767

All instructional design courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education and the Master of Science in Career and Technical Education and Master of Science in Information and Communication Technologies (MSICT)  degree programs.

Reading and Literacy Online Courses and Reading Teacher Certification

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a teaching license or complete all six online reading courses if you are pursuing Wisconsin #1316 Reading Teacher Certification Information. All courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education

RDGED 701 Developmental Reading K-12 
3 graduate credits

RDGED 702 Reading in the Content Areas K-12 
3 graduate credits

RDGED 703 Children's Literature in the Reading Program (grades K-5) 
3 graduate credits

RDGED 704 Young Adult Literature in the Reading Program (grades 6-12) 
3 graduate credits

RDGED 705 Instructional Techniques for Assisting Students with Reading Difficulties 
3 graduate credits

RDGED 706 Assessment and Evaluation of Reading and Language Development 
3 graduate credits
NOTE: This course must be completed as a prerequisite for RDGED 707 Practicum in Reading Difficulties.

RDGED 707 Practicum in Reading Difficulties 
3 graduate credits

Reading Specialist Online Courses and Reading Specialist Certification

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a teaching license, or complete the following three online courses if you are pursuing a Wisconsin #5017 Reading Specialist Certification.

RDGED 720 Leading and Directing the Reading Program 
3 graduate credits
Not Offered Spring 2022

RDGED 721 Supporting Literacy Instruction 
3 graduate credits
Offered Spring 2022
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RDGED 722 Reading Specialist Field Experience 
3 graduate credits

Teaching Math Online Courses and Math Specialist Certificate

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a license or complete four courses if you are pursuing the Math Specialist Graduate Certificate. The courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education degree program.

EDUC 648 Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI) 
2 graduate credits

EDUC 661 Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching 
3 graduate credits

EDUC 659 Methods of Teaching Middle School Math
Focus on Problem Solving In The Mathematics Classroom (Grades 5-8)
3 graduate credits

EDUC 662 Leadership for Math Specialists 
3 graduate credits

EDUC 663 Mathematics Specialist Field Experience 
2 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 662 Leadership for Math Specialists.