High School teacher requirements

To be eligible to teach in the dual credit program, teachers must have the following:

  • Master’s degree or higher in discipline or subfield taught

OR: if faculty member holds a master’s degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than that in which he or she is teaching, that faculty member should have completed:

  • Minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield taught (an institution may determine that a faculty member is qualified based on experience that the institution determines is equivalent to the degree it would otherwise require for a faculty position)
  • Demonstration of equivalent experience as determined by UWL academic departments

Any NEW dual credit instructor must meet the Higher Learning Commission credential requirement policy starting in the 2017-18 school year.

Interested in learing more about the pedagogy of writing and earning graduate level credits? UWL periodically offers a 3-credit course, Teaching College Writing - ENG 500, during the summer. ENG 500 is a prerequisite for teaching the dual credit ENG 110 course.  Check back to see when this course will be offered again.

“What do I need to do?”

  • Submit online application including resume and transcripts
  • Participate in a one-on-one interview with UWL dual credit faculty instructor or group interview with school district, UWL academic department, and/or CEE representative(s)

Final selection of high school dual-credit instructors is made by the academic department.