Prepare for a rewarding career teaching science in grades 6 through 12 (Early Adolescence through Adolescence – EAA) with UWM’s Science Teacher Program.

Milwaukee Area Collaborative Science and Mathematics Teacher Education Program (MACSTEP) Science Teacher candidates experience and participate in hands-on, classroom-based field work and student teaching in middle and high schools.  By successfully completing the program, you will meet the Wisconsin teacher certification requirements for grades 6 through 12 (EAA).

Why EAA MACSTEP Science Teaching?

  • World class, cutting-edge and research-based teacher education curriculum taught by expert and experienced science educators.
  • Become fully equipped to teach in Wisconsin and beyond with a focus on Next Generation Science Standards and high-cognitive demand tasks that engage all learners.
  • Quality field experience supervisors and exceptional cooperating teachers.
  • Earn you certification in three semesters (summer, fall, spring) with flexible and convenient evening and summer course offerings with cohorts of students and instructors.
  • Rigorous preparation for future employment in a variety of settings working with diverse groups of students.
  • Perfect for a diverse array of students, including traditional undergraduates or transfer students, career changers who already hold a bachelor’s degree, and master’s degree candidates seeking a license to teach.

Undergraduate Program

Program Sheet

Undergraduate Program Sheet (PDF)

Admission Criteria

  • 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • 2.75 Grade Point Average in all Science Content Courses.
  • DPI Communications Requirement: passing scores on CORE Exam or sanctioned alternative.
  • Additional Undergraduate Requirements for Admission, See Academic Adviser.
  • Add-on Requirements, See Science Program Director.
  • Applications must be received by April 30.

Undergraduate Program Application (PDF)

Post-Baccalaureate Program

Program Sheet

Please contact Dr. Ray Scalovino for information about the Post Baccalaurete Program requirements.

Admission Criteria

  • 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average
  • 2.75 Grade Point Average in all Science Content Courses
  • DPI Communications Requirement: passing scores on CORE Exam or sanctioned alternative.
  • Additional Undergraduate Requirements for Admission, See Academic Adviser
  • Add-on Requirements, See Science Program Director
  • Applications must be received by April 30.

Post-Baccalaureate Program Application (PDF)

Graduate Program

Please contact Dr. Ray Scalovino for more information about the Graduate Program requirements. See C&I Master’s degree program.

Admission Criteria

Applications must be received by April 30.

Contact Us

Questions about the program and/or admissions?

Maggie Kaczmarek
kaczmarm@uwm.edu

Contact a Science Teaching Program Academic Advisor

Office of Student Services Advising
oas@uwm.edu

(Last names A – L) Andrea Azarian
azarian@uwm.edu

(Last names M – Z) – Kristin Roosevelt
kroosev@uwm.edu

Program Faculty

Dr. Craig A. Berg
Full Professor

Dr. Ray Scolavino
Senior Lecturer