All teacher education programs offered at UWL have been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Graduates who have successfully completed an approved program and have been recommended by UWL are eligible for a Wisconsin certificate to teach.

Developmental
Levels
Age Ranges Typical Corresponding Grades
Early Childhood through Middle Childhood (EC-MC) Birth - 11 PK - 6
Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (MC-EA) 6 - 12/13 1 - 8
Early Adolescence through Adolescence (EA-A) 10 - 21 5 - 12
Early Childhood through Adolescence (EC-A) Birth - 21 PK - 12

Wisconsin Certification Codes

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Wisconsin certification codes

Following is a list of PI 34 certification codes for Wisconsin only. The codes listed represent certification programs offered by UW-La Crosse. For more information, please visit the 

Early Childhood-Middle Childhood, 71 777

Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence, 72 777

  • Earth Science (MC-EA majors), 72 635
  • English (MC-EA majors), 72 300
  • ESL (MC-EA majors), 72 395
  • French (MC-EA majors), 72 355
  • General Science (MC-EA majors), 72 634
  • Geography (MC-EA majors), 72 715
  • German Studies (MC-EA majors), 72 370
  • History (MC-EA majors), 72 725
  • Mathematics (MC-EA majors), 72 400
  • School Health (MC-EA majors), 72 910
  • Social Studies (MC-EA majors), 72 734
  • Spanish (MC-EA majors), 72 365
  • Special Education (MC-EA majors), 72 801
NOTE: "777" denotes all subjects for early childhood-middle childhood and middle childhood-early adolescence majors

Early Adolescence-Adolescence

  • Biology (EA-A) 73 605
  • Broadfield Science (EA-A), 73 601
  • Broadfield Social Studies (EA-A), 73 701
  • Chemistry (EA-A), 73 610
  • Computer Science (EA-A), 73 405
  • Earth Science (EA-A), 73 635
  • Economics (EA-A), 73 710
  • English (EA-A), 73 300
  • ESL (EA-A), 73 395
  • French minor (EA-A), 73 355
  • Geography (EA-A), 73 715
  • German Studies minor (EA-A) 73 370
  • History (EA-A), 73 725
  • Mathematics (EA-A), 73 400
  • Physics (EA-A), 73 625
  • Political Science (EA-A), 73 735
  • Psychology (EA-A), 73 740
  • Sociology (EA-A), 73 745
  • Spanish minor (EA-A), 73 365
  • Special Education (EA-A) 73 801

Early Childhood-Adolescence

  • Art (EC-A), 74 550
  • ESL minor (EC-A) if major is French, German, or Spanish only, 74 395
  • French (EC-A), 74 355
  • German Studies (EC-A), 74 370
  • Music-Choral (EC-A), 74 511
  • Music-General (EC-A), 74 515
  • Music-Instrumental (EC-A), 74 506
  • Physical Education (EC-A), 74 530
  • Adaptive PE (EC-A), 74 860
  • School Health (EC-A), 74 910
  • Spanish (EC-A), 74 365

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Contact Information

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Academic Services & Cert Officer
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acree@uwlax.edu
608.785.8127