- Complete a 21-credit program of prescribed upper-division courses, including a practicum.
- Maintain a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0.
- If a native speaker of English, satisfactorily complete at least four college-level terms (or the equivalent) of a modern foreign language, including its spoken form.
- Demonstrate English proficiency of spoken and written English commensurate with the role of language model. Nonnative English speakers must have a score of at least 50 on the TSE or SPEAK test.
This certificate records a course of study at UW-Madison; it is not necessarily equivalent to professional certification by other bodies, such as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.