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M.A. in Education (Wisconsin)

True to our Lasallian tradition of providing educational opportunities where they best serve students, Saint Mary’s has made the M.A. in Education available in Wisconsin for over twenty-five years.

The M.A. in Education (Wisconsin):

This program encourages the integration of personal and professional experiences. A capstone activity involves the preparation and presentation of a comprehensive research- and performance-based portfolio. Building through courses and independent studies, the capstone demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of an effective master educator. The portfolio may serve as a solid starting point for teachers seeking their Wisconsin Master Educator License. This program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

Degree Requirements

Bud Paape
Bud Paape
Education Wisconsin - Administrative Assistant

(612) 728-5189

Lynda Sullivan
Lynda Sullivan, Ph.D.
Education Wisconsin - Adjunct Program Associate Professor, MA Education, Wisconsin - Program Director

(877) 442-4020

For Norda Students

Saint Mary’s University has a cooperative relationship with Norda, Inc. Some credits earned through Norda can be applied toward the Saint Mary’s M.A. in Education (Wisconsin) program.

Norda, Inc. provides programs for prospective and practicing teachers and education administrators to help them achieve professional goals and better serve the students of Wisconsin. Programs include certification for new teachers and administrators, along with mentoring and professional development for practicing teachers and administrators.

For more information about this program or Norda, Inc., please contact Jim Sauter at