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**Post-Baccalaureate applicants need a Bachelor's degree, 2.50 GPA, and passing Praxis I test scores or an active 5-year Wisconsin Teaching License. See Application.
Special Education Teacher Updates
Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE): Rolling admissions for Summer 2013 and Fall 2013. Submit a complete application at minimum four weeks prior to the semester in which you wish to enroll.
Middle Childhood to Early Adolescence (MCEA): Rolling admissions for Summer 2013 and Fall 2013. Submit a complete application as soon as possible for Summer 2013 or Fall 2013 entry.
Early Adolescence to Adolescence (EAA): The FINAL application deadline for entry into the Summer 2013 cohort is Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH): Rolling admissions for Summer 2013. Submit a complete application as soon as possible for Summer 2013 or Fall 2013 entry.
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, Room 116 (2338 N. 27th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210) from 5:00pm-6:30pm Learn about the UWM/MPS Internship and your opportunities for working in MPS this fall while gaining teacher certification at UWM!
ASL Programs Updates**Next ASLPI test is Thursday, March 21, 2013. Deadline for registration is
Thursday, February 28 by 5pm.