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Continuing Studies

Programs for Educators

Carthage education students work with classes at the Edward Bain School of Language and Art (EBSOLA) in Kenosha.

Professional Development Courses


Teachers: Earn the credits you need to renew your license with the Department of Public Instruction. The Office of Continuing Studies at Carthage offers several enrichment courses that are 1-3 undergraduate or graduate professional development credits. For educators who have completed their licensure programs out of state, the Carthage Enrichment Program provides opportunities to meet PI 34 statutory requirements. Courses are offered in story telling, media literacy, sign language, team building, bullying and conflict resolution, creative writing, and more.

Accelerated Certification for Teachers


Are you ready to teach? Do you already have your bachelor’s degree? Carthage’s ACT Program helps people who already have a bachelor’s degree become a licensed teacher at the middle and high school level in Wisconsin. Earn certification in cross-categorical special education, art, science, business, languages, history, music, theater, and more. Upon completion of the 14-month program, participants are approximately 14 credits away from earning a Master of Education.

Master of Education


Through evening studies, students can earn a Master of Education, add additional teaching licenses to their existing professional license, or complete course work for personal enrichment. Carthage’s M.Ed. program is 38 credits with three specialized concentrations and five licensed concentrations.