Application Procedure

Filling out the Application

  1. Print off the appropriate Professional Education application form.
  2. Fill out application by printing clearly (black ink is preferable)
  3. Read and sign the Memo of Understanding
  4. Attach appropriate material listed below
  5. Submit the completed application to the College of Education and Professional Studies Information Desk (Winther Hall lobby area) by the deadline listed on the application. Late applications will not be accepted. 
  6. Results will be sent via email to the student's UW-Whitewater email address
  7. If admitted to Professional Education, you will be provided with a copy of your application which indicates the Praxis II and/or Content Exam(s) that will need to be passed before student teaching, interning, or practicum placements are made
  8. The College of Education and Professional Studies does not take responsibility for students who may take incorrect tests before official admission acceptance notification.

Required attachments for students seeking their first bachelor's degree

  • If Communication 110 or any of the Foundations Block courses have been waived or substituted, official waiver/substitution forms must be on file with the College of Education and Professional Studies Information Desk (Winther Hall lobby area) and a full AAR (as a PDF) demonstrating waivers/substitutions must be submitted with application materials.

Required attachments for students who hold a bachelor's degree

  • Unoffical transcripts from ALL previous institutions (to verify combined cumulative GPA and number of credits)
  • Current UW-Whitewater unofficial transcript showing completion (or concurrent enrollment in courses) of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 orientation meetings, Wisconsin passing scores on the PPST (Praxis I) and/or Praxis CORE, ACT, SAT, or GRE, Foundations Block courses (not required for Early Childhood Education, and the Phase 2 Portfolio OR EDFOUND 214 Portfolio course (if applicable - not required for Early Childhood Education)
  • PI-34 and Admission Checklist (filled out by appropriate Licensure Program Coordinator)
  • If Communication 110 or any of the Foundations Block courses have been waived or substituted, then the PI-34 and Admission Checklist must reflect corresponding waivers/substitutions
  • Praxis II and/or content exam score report or printed copy of Test Results page in WINS (if applicable)
  • Academic Forgiveness worksheet (if applicable)