As an accounting student at UW-Stevens Point, you will learn the skills necessary to be professionally licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA), certified management accountant (CMA), or certified internal auditor (CIA). In addition, you will develop a mix of analytical and decision-making skills to illustrate an organization’s financial status and inform business strategies.
The Acting Program offers a comprehensive, conservatory training in stage and screen acting for the students interested in a performance career.
The School of Education offers a program for physical education teachers who wish to complete the Wisconsin 860 Add-On Certification in Adapted Physical Education. The program consists of a total of 13 credit hours* including coursework and practicum.
Earn your Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 100% online.
A Mathematics minor shows employers and graduate schools that you have strong analytical skills! Plus, a minor does not require many additional courses, especially for math-intensive majors like Business, Chemistry,…
The aquaculture minor has been designed so that students interested in commercial fish farming, aquarium trade, or state, federal, and tribal hatchery programs can select from a cluster of elective courses to specialize the minor for their interests.
Our BFA in Art is called the Integrative Studio Arts degree because it allows you to integrate classes in multiple disciplines. This professional degree requires 78 credits within the major, yet it is all about the creative direction YOU want to take. To start with you take a solid core of art studios and then get to choose classes that pique your interest—such as performance, lighting or costume design, video, or sound production. If you want to spend every waking hour in the painting studio, building sculpture, throwing pots, or making prints, this program allows for that too.
Arts management combines skills in business, communication and the arts to promote all facets of the arts.
The minor in astronomy will help prepare UW-Stevens Point students for entry into the competitive science, technology, engineering and mathematics workplace. The minor complements any science major, which can give students an advantage securing employment in education, industry, science museums and observatories, among other potential employers.
The athletic training master’s degree program is committed to serving students seeking national certification in athletic training. The MS-AT program will strive to incorporate effective teaching strategies, hands-on learning, the latest technologies, and mentorship to prepare students to excel as athletic training professionals.
The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) is a joint program with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Basic Second Language Proficiency Certificate allows students to reach a basic proficiency level in a second language and to gain understanding of the cultural context related to the people where this second language is spoken.
Program participants acquire abilities to teach content both in English and another language (either Spanish or Hmong). You will only be awarded the certificate if you successfully complete the English as a…
BUILD YOUR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CAREER WITH A DEGREE FROM UW-STEVENS POINT UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by…
Pursuit of a biochemistry degree will allow students to explain life processes in terms of molecular structure and chemical reactions within living cells. This interdisciplinary major has a chemistry-based curriculum, coupled with a significant biology component.
UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by graduate and professional schools.
In pursuing a biology degree, you will learn how life develops, functions and changes. Learn how you can build a biological sciences career in fields such as education, private industry, government programs and medicine.
As a business administration student, you will learn how to make decisions, lead projects, allocate scarce resources, plan production and energize teams. You will gain the knowledge to drive enterprise goals so you are ready to advance in private, public and non-profit organizations.
As a business economics student, you will learn to model the behavior of individuals, businesses, and governments to analyze resource allocation, firm performance, and public policies. You will also develop analytical-thinking skills that can be successfully applied in business, law, public administration, and other fields.
Solve complex engineering problems and work effectively in a team environment with a chemical engineering degree.
STUDENTS PURSING A CHEMISTRY DEGREE WILL FIND A CHALLENGING, MODERN COURSE OF STUDY The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Chemistry provides a supportive learning environment. Chemistry appeals to us…
The Chemistry Minor at UW-Stevens Point is designed to give students a solid background in chemistry to supplement a major in other areas. It consists of 26 credits
This certificate is ideal for you if you are seeking a career as child life specialists and helps you meet the first, academic, steps towards certification. It is also beneficial if you are seeking skills and understanding that can be employed in a variety of settings such as hospitals, child advocacy centers, schools, camp and bereavement programs, women’s shelters, hospice, trauma centers and more. Students from any major may complete the certificate which is particularly well suited if you are pursuing a major in family and consumer sciences-child life and family studies.
The child, youth and family studies minor provides a means to enhance a human development knowledge base for students in other related fields. The coursework provides students with knowledge and understanding of issues regarding children and their families and emphasizes the importance of family dynamics, resiliency, community wellness and quality of life.
The clinical laboratory science program is among the largest in the state and one of only three in the state with national accreditation. As such, our program quality is one of the best in the nation, and with clinical site affiliation across the entire state our program is not restricted to only accredited hospital laboratories.
The UW-System Collaborative Language Program makes less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) available to students at all UW campuses through distributed learning technologies.
As an undergraduate in the communication sciences and disorders program, you will study the development of children’s speech and language skills, the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms, as well as how speech, language and hearing impairments may impact successful communication.
Earn your Master of Science in Community and Organizational Leadership through the 100% online program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Gain expertise in innovative community development and develop your skills in leadership, program planning, grant writing, and critical thinking so you can make an impact in your community.
DEVELOP AND LEAD SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY The Community Sustainability degree at UW-Stevens Point is a new bachelor’s degree program, newly launched in Fall 2022. The major caters to…
The Computing and New Media Technologies curriculum provides a wide range of opportunities and has been recognized nationally and internationally, by both industry and other academic institutions, as a leader in several areas of computing and new media technologies.
This minor pairs well with disciplines that benefit from computational skills, and it is recommended for students majoring in Web Development who wish to specialize in software development.
Analyze, create and develop maps and plans, conduct windshield surveys, and understand landowner and stakeholder attitudes with a degree in conservation and community planning.
To graduate with a minor in conservation biology you must have a 2.25 minimum cumulative grade point average.
PRESERVE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY Our Conservation Law Enforcement program combines academic backgrounds in natural resources, criminal justice, communication, social sciences, and humanities with specialized training in law…
The Creative Writing minor can equip you to think, write and perhaps even perform more creatively. The minor can help you in whatever major you choose to pursue.
The Criminal Justice minor will prepare students for work in the criminal justice field. It is designed to provide students with the courses needed for a successful career in criminal justice agencies and for graduate work in criminology and criminal justice
The Special Education Add-On Certification program provides opportunities for licensed teachers to gain valuable knowledge and experience and add a new license in Early Childhood Special Education (Birth through 3rd Grade) and/or Cross-Categorical Special Education (5 year old Kindergarten through 12th grade).
ARTISTIC EXPERIMENTATION AND CONTEMPORARY INQUIRY The dance degree at the UW-Stevens Point aspires to create a dynamic culture in which students are inspired to achieve full physical expression, technical and…
The data analytics program integrates big data, machine learning, predictive modeling, and programming techniques, combined with the business skills needed to influence decision-making.
The Theatre Design and Technology program offers its students a variety of disciplines and venues. The core requirements offer a broad range while the elective options permit focused, in-depth training in particular areas.
The dietetics program at UW-Stevens Point provides the skills and information you need to become a professionally recognized food and nutrition expert and assist others to make food choices that will help prevent and treat illnesses.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program offers students seeking to become physical therapists a program that anchors learning in community service. The program’s vision is to transform societal health through physical therapy education by creating professionals who collaborate to serve the evolving, diverse needs of our communities.
The drama program allows students the opportunity to take classes in many areas of the department and pursue an education that enables them to pursue their interests as they progress through the degree.
Students who choose to become early childhood educators (birth-third grade license) have a passion for working with young children and helping them develop and grow.
Undergraduate students with a desire to better meet the needs of children with special needs, ages birth through third grade, should consider an Early Childhood Special Education minor. Coursework focuses on early intervention, assessments, and instruction. The minor can lead to a Wisconsin Early Childhood Special Education teacher license if student teaching in this setting is completed.
The Special Education Add-On Certification program provides opportunities for licensed teachers to gain valuable knowledge and experience and add a new license in Early Childhood Special Education (Birth through 3rd Grade) and/or Cross-Categorical Special Education (5 year old Kindergarten through 12th grade). Please apply below to obtain information regarding your individual requirements based previous courses that you have taken.
The Earth Science minor offered through the Department of Geography and Geology is designed to offer a broad concentration of studies in earth and atmospheric science. The minor satisfies the basic framework required by the Department of Public Instruction.
Research, Manage, and Restore Degraded Ecosystems Assist in the conservation and recovery of degraded or destroyed ecosystems with a degree in ecosystem restoration and management. WHAT TO EXPECT An integrated…
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Sustainability program is online and designed for working professionals from interdisciplinary fields in sustainability. The program will prepare graduates to be educators and leaders who hold a passion for transforming systems of teaching and learning.
This newly approved license allows a teacher to teach 4-year old kindergarten through 9th grade. This program is only available for teachers already licensed to teach MC-EA ages 6-13 “Regular Education,” EC-MC ages 0-11 “Regular Education,” or grades 1-6, 1-8, K-6 or K-8.
The elementary education major is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach children, grades 4K-9, in the state of Wisconsin. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching license in K-9 Elementary and Middle, which allows them to teach 4-year-old kindergarten through ninth grade. Our graduates are well prepared to engage students in inquiry, facilitate learning, develop curriculum and use student data to inform instruction.
The accelerated elementary education licensure program is ideal for those who have a non-teaching bachelor’s degree and are either teaching elementary education with a license with stipulations (emergency license), or want a career change to impact students.
Courses are designed to give students a framework in linguistics applied to second language education. This minor is for undergraduate students not pursuing a general education degree. The program provides students with the skills, methods, strategies and practicum experience for working with English language learners.
Courses are designed to give students a framework in linguistics applied to second language education and provides students with the skills, methods, strategies and practice teaching for working with English language learners. With an introduction to linguistics, an introduction to theories of second language acquisition, as well as the knowledge you will need to teach and/or train effectively at all age levels, this program has many present-day applications.
The English education major focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach English and language arts to students, grades 4-12. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and a Wisconsin teaching license in English and Language Arts education.
ENRICH YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR DEGREE IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AT UW-STEVENS POINT We believe that studying and responding to literature plays a crucial role in a liberal arts education that…
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers you a strong liberal arts education in language and literature, which fosters communication, critical reading and critical thinking skills. Our English minor consists of…
AUTHENTIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE TO MEET YOUR CAREER GOALS Teacher Certification, 300 License The English Education major is an undergraduate program that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to…
Editing and publishing coursework includes book history, the profession of authorship, as well as courses associated with Cornerstone Press, our independent press on campus.
The Environmental Education and Interpretation program combines coursework and hands-on learning in natural resources, outdoor education, recreation, biology, and specialized communication techniques to develop relevant knowledge and practical skills.
Graduates in philosophy with an emphasis in environmental ethics find employment in the nonprofit sector working for environmental advocacy, conservation, sustainable food systems, alternative energy, and environmental education. Students develop reasoned arguments, present research and gain excellent training for graduate school.
The Department of Geography and Geology administers the environmental geography minor. Students in the Department of Geography and Geology have access to facilities including spatial analysis computer laboratories, the Maurice…
Environmental Justice is a 12-credit interdisciplinary certificate administered by the Department of History and International Studies.
Gain a broad-based foundation in natural resource management, offering a valuable initial stepping stone for a career in natural resources. A strong program can be built by complementing Environmental Science and Management with a minor in forestry, soil science, water resources, or wildlife.
One of the longest-running Environmental Studies programs in the nation. The 21-credit minor is a multidisciplinary approach to studying the relationships between people and their environments.
The graduate certificate in Equity and Inclusion in Education consists of 12 credits of coursework as well as a train-the-trainer capstone experience. The course work explores systems, structures, policies, practices, and attitudes to create a more equitable and inclusive learning environment, culminating with an action-oriented project. This certificate is designed for students in the educational sustainability doctoral program that want a concentration in education for equity and inclusion.
The family adversity and adaptation certificate allows you to become conversant in challenges facing individuals and families today as well as strategies and techniques to deal with that stress in healthy ways.
The family and consumer sciences (FCS) program is one of the largest offered in the country. Our program, which is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) and provides coursework that meets the standards required for graduates to obtain the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation, offers two options: Child Life and Family Studies; Teacher Education.
UWSP offers an online graduate-level teaching licensure program in family and consumer sciences (FCS) that can also lead to a master’s degree in Community and Organizational Leadership or Education.
Child life and family studies students are nationally certified to work with families in a variety of settings, agencies and programs. Graduates take positions working in childcare, youth centers, adoption agencies, family crisis and elder care programs.
Become certified to teach family and consumer sciences in elementary and secondary schools and technical institutions or community colleges through the family and consumer sciences-teacher education program at UW-Stevens Point.
As a finance student, you will learn to apply strategic corporate financial management concepts, develop personal financial planning and investment strategies, and understand financial markets. You also have the opportunity to take insurance and real estate courses.
The financial literacy certificate is awarded upon successful completion of a series of courses that center on competence and proficiency in personal financial well-being. Valued by community organizations and public schools, the certificate demonstrates expertise in personal finance and prepares individuals to educate and assist others in achieving financial goals.
Build the skills to understand and manage freshwater fish populations by gaining knowledge of the relationships between aquatic ecosystems’ physical, chemical, and biological components with a degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences.
Guide the use and sustainability of one of our most important natural resources with a degree in forest management. Our program provides a foundation in forestland management’s biological, economic, and social aspects.
Manage the public’s use of forestland, visitor services, and public land administration with a degree in forest recreation.
French Language and Literature Designed as a traditional study of French, our major provides students with a balanced knowledge of French language, literature, and civilization. Minimum of 27 credit hours…
Study your environment through Geospatial Science at UW-Stevens Point. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is one of today’s more pervasive high-growth employment sectors and sees a clear need for people with…
The GIS Professional Certificate is awarded upon successful culmination of a series of courses that focus on professional competency and proficiency in using GIS. Valued by both private and public employers, it substantiates your expertise in using GIS to address a broad range of geographic-based issues and problems. Program participants will acquire abilities to communicate effectively with maps, represent earth’s cultural and physical features with GIS data, analyze geospatial patterns, trends, and relationships, and design geospatial models and scenarios for critical decision-making.
A GEOSPATIAL SCIENCE DEGREE DIRECTS STUDENTS TO SUPPORT MUNICIPAL, STATE OR NATIONAL PROJECT WORK The potential for using your geospatial sciences major in private enterprise and government has grown considerably…
A minor in German offers students a background in the language at the undergraduate level, an introduction to the study of German literary classics, and knowledge of the history of German culture. Students pursing music and the arts may be interested in a German minor for a better multi-cultural understanding of the arts.
GAIN EXPERTISE IN CULTURE AND LITERATURE WITH A UW-STEVENS POINT BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN GERMAN Designed as a traditional study of German, our major provides students with a balanced knowledge of…
You will be well versed in the culture and literature of German speaking peoples as you pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Teaching of German. The Teaching German BA includes a study abroad trip requirement.
UW-Stevens Point offers an online add-on certification in Gifted and Talented Education. This nine-credit program is intended for currently licensed teachers seeking expertise and specialization in Gifted and Talented Education.
With a degree in Graphic Design you will be able to navigate as an entrepreneur, work on teams, in management, production, or other design positions in corporate, non-profit, or private enterprises.
As a health and wellness coach, you will guide individuals during their transformative journey of achieving lasting changes and enhanced well-being by helping them overcome hurdles, surpass limitations and tap into their own unrealized personal and professional potential.
In the 100% online UW Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management program, you’ll learn about contemporary health and wellness perspectives, in addition to the strategic planning and communication skills you’ll need to manage well-being programs that foster healthier lifestyles and promote the value of staying well.
The health education minor is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in teaching health to school-aged children. The minor provides students with the content, practicum, and curriculum classes that are required for the state 910 add-on certification. Students who have the add-on certification will be certified to teach health for the age levels associated with their primary teaching license.
The School of Education offers a 100% online program for teachers licensed in Wisconsin who wish to complete the Wisconsin 910 Add-on certification in Health Education. UW-Stevens Point has been approved by the Department of Public Instruction to offer Health Education PK-12.
Designed with an understanding that new technologies and regulations are profoundly changing the roles and education requirements of professionals in the health information field, the fully online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) provides the knowledge and competencies you need to qualify for jobs in tomorrow’s technology-based healthcare environments.
As a health promotion and wellness major, you’ll meet pioneers in the wellness movement who strongly believe in the concept of preventing, rather than treating, illnesses while embracing a healthy lifestyle that includes the seven dimensions of wellness.
The health science major will prepare you with an interdisciplinary and liberal arts foundation for a variety of professional careers within the health care system. Four options of study are offered:
Health Care Administration
The health science and wellness major provides you with broad skills and opportunities for a variety of careers within the health field. The interdisciplinary major will prepare you for the art of working with people and the science of health and disease.
The health science education certificate at UW-Stevens Point is awarded upon successful completion of a series of courses that center on competence and proficiency in teaching health science courses at the middle or high school level.
This option in the bachelor’s degree in health science includes coursework in accounting, business, and human resource management. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for entry level positions; however, obtaining a graduate degree may expand your career options in this area.
Choosing the pre-athletic training option for your health science bachelor’s degree at UW-Stevens Point will help prepare you for admission to a graduate program offering the master’s in athletic training. Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
The health science degree with the pre-occupational therapy option will be your first step leading to a career in occupational therapy. It’s considered a pre-professional degree because it prepares you for further study in graduate school. The second step is completion of a master’s degree in occupational therapy, which is the minimum degree required to get your license and become a practicing occupational therapist.
Choosing the pre-physical therapy option for your health science degree will help prepare you for admission to a graduate program offering the doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) which is required before you can become a licensed physical therapist.
In a dynamic, complex healthcare environment, strong leaders need the advanced knowledge and critical thinking skills that a master’s degree provides. The online UW Master of Science in Healthcare Administration is an ideal choice for busy adults who want to move into healthcare leadership but don’t have time for on-campus courses.
History and social studies education focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach social studies in middle and high school. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching license in social studies grades 4-12.
The history program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is designed for students preparing to teach and for those interested in such fields as law and library science. The department requires students to take coursework in U.S., world regional, and global/comparative history. Students may also take a concentration in race and ethnicity.
A history minor enhances the teaching possibilities for students majoring in other social science fields, in international studies, or in world languages. Choose the 21-credit minor or History Minor for Teacher Certification with 24 credits.
Work with scientists, engineers, and public regulators to forecast and manage floods or droughts, reduce wastewater, promote sustainable water usage, evaluate the feasibility of projects like irrigation systems and hydroelectric plants, and protect water resources with a degree in hydrology.
As an interior architecture student at UW-Stevens Point, you will engage in an exciting, yet extensive, professional training, designing an array of interior spaces ranging from residential homes to corporate office to multiuse spaces such as a senior living facility.
The International Relations Certificate offered by UWSP’s Political Science Department provides students with an opportunity to pursue an interest in international relations as a complement to their majors. The Certificate…
The INTL major/minor provides a superb background for anyone wishing to pursue a career in international relations or other branches of governmental work. It also provides a solid base for graduate study and for professional careers in fields with international components in business, law, health, natural resource development, the environment, and others.
International Studies at UWSP gives students the chance to make their education global in scope, while developing intercultural knowledge and skills that enhance their employability. Whether as a standalone major or in combination with other majors/minors, International Studies can prepare you to make your mark in an increasingly globalized world.
Jazz studies students train in music research and music development. Students develop fundamental research skills through transcription and performance of seminal and contemporary jazz works.
The Language Study Interdisciplinary Certificate provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue graduate study in language-related fields such as linguistics, rhetoric, psychology, sociology, philosophy, communication, and foreign languages.
The Law and Policy Minor prepares students for a range of careers in law oriented fields. The minor is excellent preparation for law school, and the course selection provides you with some of the skills and knowledge recommended by the American Bar Association for law school preparation.
Grow your education as your career advances with UW-Stevens Point business programs at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s level. Begin your education with a professional associate degree in Leadership and Project Management.
As a management student, you will prepare to excel in and lead teams, negotiate conflict, and develop strategies. You will learn to successfully lead people, manage projects, and drive organizational success.
As a marketing student, you will learn to identify new markets and design campaigns to connect businesses with customers. You’ll develop a mix of analytical and decision-making skills to creatively and strategically promote your organization.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point MBA program was formed with students in mind. Classes are held locally, in the evening, through our in-person and online hybrid format. No other existing AACSB-accredited program serves Central and Northern Wisconsin like ours does.
Advance Your Music Education Career – Earn your MME online The Master of Music Education (MME) is a graduate degree program developed for persons who have a degree in the…
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point School of Education offers an online Master of Science in Education. Students can build a self-designed program in an area of interest or incorporate an add-on to an existing teaching license.
SOLVE PROBLEMS AND EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS WITH A DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS FROM UW-STEVENS POINT A Bachelor of Science degree in mathematical sciences prepares students for jobs in statistics, logistics, actuarial…
The mathematics education major focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach mathematics to students, grades 4-12. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and a Wisconsin teaching license in mathematics education.
The Mathematics Minor for Teacher Certification is for Secondary Education majors who want to add a Math component to their teaching portfolio. This pairs easily with the Natural Science Teaching…
BEGIN YOUR REWARDING WORK MANAGING RISK; EARN A DEGREE IN ACTUARIAL MATH The mathematics actuarial program features a strong concentration of mathematics courses, including linear algebra and probability and statistics,…
Media studies students are encouraged to take courses in print and multimedia journalism, radio, television and film. Skills gained are transferrable to a variety of fields, and media professionals create content on multiple platforms.
Museum Studies exposes students to the wide array of potential careers within museums and related institutions. Students complete introductory coursework in museum studies before taking classes specific to public history, natural history, or the visual arts.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree a solid core of music study including music theory/musicianship, jazz studies, applied performance study, and large ensemble participation in state-of-the-art facilities. Electives are available for the curious!
The music education program is an undergraduate program that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach music to students, ages birth through 21. UW-Stevens Point offers Wisconsin teacher certification in music education – choral, music education – general and music education – instrumental.
The musical theatre degree offers its students stimulating pre-professional classes. The courses focus on the development and investigation of performance techniques.
The Native American and Indigenous Studies certificate program emphasizes native perspectives, past and present, with particular emphasis on the sovereign Ho Chunk, Menominee, Ojibwe, Oneida, Potawatomi, Stockbridge-Munsee, and Brothertown nations of Wisconsin. Where appropriate, students may complete their certificate requirements with an internship or other applied learning experience in their major, completed in a tribal business or agency.
The UW-Stevens Point Natural Science for Science Teaching Certification program is one of the first within the University of Wisconsin System to address the new science grades 4-12 license program. Of critical importance, this program addresses the need for qualified science teachers in school districts across the state.
The major in natural science may be applied toward a degree in the College of Letters and Science or used in the School of Education of the College of Professional…
The Neuroscience and Behavior minor serves students who are interested in traditional neuroscience fields, but also those interested in animal behavior, communicative disorders, and healthcare-related fields.
When you choose nursing, you will find a path to your BSN that is cost effective, flexible and supportive. Students can pursue pre-nursing with our 1+2+1 partnership program or RN to BSN completion for those with an Associate Degree in Nursing in progress. Pre-nursing students start classes at UWSP, transition to the local technical college for four semesters of RN classes then finish their BSN degree with UWSP.
STUDY THE ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY BEHIND PAPER MANUFACTURE IN A FIELD WITH 100% JOB PLACEMENT. We are the home of the only pilot-scale paper machine laboratory in Wisconsin. This…
Peace Studies is an opportunity to devote part of your college career to the problems of war, violence, and oppression. More importantly, it is a place to explore what we can do about them.
The Music Performance major offers a solid core of music study including music theory/musicianship, music history and literature, applied performance study and large-ensemble participation.
Students with a major in Philosophy with an emphasis in Environmental Ethics train in the skills employers are looking for including critical thinking, advanced writing and research, and clear argumentation. We train students to navigate diverse perspectives skillfully, to reflect on the ethics of these perspectives, and to communicate clearly and persuasively about environmental issues.
A philosophy minor will help you develop skills in analytical thinking and effective communication that will prove useful in many areas of life.
Graduates in philosophy with an emphasis in religious studies possess key skills employers seek, including critical thinking, written and oral communication, information literacy, and most importantly, empathetic understanding of human diversity and the ability to communicate effectively across cultural divides.
A philosophy major can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in a wide range of career paths. The study of philosophy and religion will help you think logically and critically, deal with ethical questions and communicate effectively across cultural, religious and ideological divides.
Graduates of the UW-Stevens Point physical education program assess student knowledge, motor and social skills, and provide instruction in a safe, supportive environment. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching license in Physical Education, grades PreK-12.
The physics-engineering dual-degree program provides a broad base of skills designed to transfer pathways to a variety of UW System engineering programs. Complete all requirements of UW-Stevens Point’s General Education Program (GEP) for the physics B.S. major. UW-Milwaukee accepts UW-Stevens Point credits in lieu of its own general education requirements for students.
The Physics with Applied Electronics Emphasis major is aimed at students who plan on pursuing a career in industry right after graduation. Students take most of the core upper-level physics courses, with more emphasis on the laboratory courses. Students are required to participate in an industrial internship.
In 2009 only about 35% of high school physics teachers had a degree in either physics or physics education! Well-trained physics teachers can help increase the number of citizens who…
The Physics with Applied Mechanics Emphasis major is aimed at students who plan on pursuing a career in industry right after graduation. Students take most of the core upper-level physics courses, with more emphasis on the laboratory courses. Students are required to participate in an industrial internship.
A minor in physics gives you an outstanding foundation for understanding science and technology. By succeeding in a challenging field of study, you will be able to distinguish yourself when…
Challenging coursework and hands-on student opportunities will prepare you for success with a Physics Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree at UW-Stevens Point.
You can earn your Pilates Teacher Training certificate in the School of Performing Arts at University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.
The political science major allows students to study the government and politics of the United States and other countries, their foreign affairs and foreign policies, and international relations. Our courses cover social scientific, theoretical and philosophical approaches to politics.
The UW-Stevens Point Pre-Engineering A.S. provides students a broad base of knowledge in engineering, math and science. It allow for smooth transfer into programs across the UW System.
The Pre-Engineering Curriculum is a two year program in which students take core math, physics and chemistry classes in preparation for acceptance into an engineering program. UWSP offers degrees in Paper Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering.
BUILD YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES CAREER WITH A DEGREE FROM UW-STEVENS POINT UW-Stevens Point offers a wide variety of pre-professional programs, and our graduates have an excellent record of acceptance by…
Professional Communication majors gain skills in written, oral, interpersonal, and group communication.
The Professional Writing minor is of particular value for students interested in publishing and editing careers, producing content for digital media, careers that require grant writing experience, and other jobs in which writing with a clear purpose is paramount. Consists of 24 credits beyond the General Education Composition requirement.
The Psychology: Human Services major is designed for students who may pursue bachelor’s-level or advanced degree careers in human services-oriented field (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, school psychology). The human services concentration focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for counseling and behavioral modification.
After completing the Introduction to Psychology course, students have substantial freedom to explore the many areas of psychology.
The Psychology Major is designed to provide a broad, yet thorough, understanding of the discipline of Psychology. All students begin by taking an introduction to the field, then learn the fundamentals of research methods and statistics.
Many students minor in Public Administration and Policy Analysis and also major or minor in Political Science. Political Science courses can be counted for both
The Race and Ethnicity minor provides a multi-disciplinary approach in which you gain skills and perspectives critical to thriving in diverse communities and workplaces. The minor includes many categories of the General Education Program, allowing you to pursue a distinct race and ethnicity track within the GEP.
Earning your reading specialist license will be a journey in which you can increase your own expertise, ground your thinking in research and dedicate time to shape your initiatives to improve learning for students.
Strengthen content literacy in the classroom by becoming a reading teaching. Collaborate with teachers and advocate for reading needs of all students with this add-on.
Religious Studies focuses on empathetic understanding of human diversity and trains students in the skill of effective communication across cultural divides.
The Health, Behavior, and Society minor will broaden your understanding of the complex social factors that influence the health of human beings. In addition, this minor will prepare you for graduate training and careers in a number of allied health fields.
An Associate of Science (AS) in Human Services allows students to fulfill standard AS requirements and gain expertise in preparation for entry-level careers in behavioral sciences and human services. This two-year degree also provides a strong foundation for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or Sociology.
Becoming a professional social worker can be a positive step toward a very rewarding career that can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and society as a whole.
A sociology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point builds a liberal arts foundation for other specialties such as advertising, business, counseling, engineering, journalism, medicine, planning, public affairs, religion and social services.
Build a strong liberal arts foundation with a minor in sociology, consisting of 18 credits. You may decide to pursue a Teacher Certification in Sociology Minor with 25 credits.
Soil Science and Land Management graduates have a 90% placement rate and are hired to conduct field sampling programs, improve agriculture efficiency, protect surface waters, map soils, and more.
SEE THE WORLD THROUGH MORE THAN ONE LENS WITH A MINOR IN SPANISH AT UW-STEVENS POINT A Spanish minor is an excellent option for a variety of majors. Approximately 350 million…
The Spanish-speaking population is one of the fasting growing segments in the world, especially in the United States. It is the second most spoken language in the world. Becoming bilingual means seeing the world through more than one lens; a skill that can help you in many areas and a valuable skill in today’s job market.
Spanish teachers are in extremely high demand at this time in Wisconsin as well as in other states. We have 100% placement of our Spanish Education majors immediately following certification.
The special education major is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach children with special needs in the state of Wisconsin. Program completers are licensed in cross-categorical special education. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching license in Cross Categorical Special Education, grades K-12.
The accelerated special education licensure program is ideal for those who have a non-teaching bachelor’s degree and are either teaching special education with a license with stipulations (emergency license), or want a career change to impact students. The program is offered 100% online.
The Special Education minor is for undergraduate students who want to increase their knowledge of, and ability to apply, instructional methods, behavior management techniques, individual assessments, community collaboration strategies, and supports for transition for PK-12th grade students with differing needs. It can be taken as a minor for Cross Categorical Special Education teacher certification in Wisconsin.
The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
The STEM Certificate for Teaching is intended for those completing a major in education, teaching pedagogy and/or curricular design. Certificate is 15 credits.
The Substance Use and Addiction Studies Minor will prepare you to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, and communities impacted by substance use. You will gain knowledge and…
Knowledge and skills in sustainable food systems and community development are increasingly essential to solving the health and nutrition problems in our populations. Professionals entering this field must be skilled in examining the food system, program planning and evaluation, community development, and leadership, and grant writing.
Share your passion for food from farm-to-fork and work on food-related issues at a community, national or international level in the sustainable food and nutrition program. If you are interested in addressing the food and nutrition needs of a community by building the pathways that make it easier for everyone to buy and eat healthier foods now and in the future, this is the program for you.
This certificate administered by the Department of English consists of 15 credits beyond ENGL 101, ENGL 150, OR ENGL 202. ENGL 200 – Introduction to the Study of Literature Credits:…
Urban and Community Forestry is the science and art of growing, planting, and maintaining trees growing in and around our cities, towns, and villages. Careers in this area allow you to work outdoors in a financially competitive atmosphere.
This minor administered by the Department of Geography and Geology studies the use of geospatial technologies to plan built and natural environments.
Manage our natural and human-made resources efficiently with a degree in waste management. Graduates enjoy a 90-100% placement rate each year working at private companies and municipal, county, state, and federal agencies.
Water Resource students choose one or more academic paths focused on water resource management’s physical, chemical, or biological aspects. Electives offer you the ability to specialize in soil science, geographic information systems and spatial analysis, or land use planning.
The web development major and minor teach the design, development and evaluation of interactive products. Graduates rank among the top on campus in gaining employment in applicable fields or continuing studies in a related field.
The Web Development minor provides students with a foundation in web design and development, including the theory and practice of human-centered design and evaluation with a focus on usability and user experience, and fundamentals of working with modern web technologies. This minor pairs well with disciplines that benefit from user-centric design and evaluation skills.
Practical, real-world experiences and an integrated resource management focus are at the heart of our wildlife ecology and management degree. You will gain relevant, hands-on experiences in the classroom and the field.
Develop the skills you need to share your passion for wildlife with children and adults through a degree in Wildlife Education. This program combines coursework and hands-on learning in wildlife ecology, environmental education, recreation, biology, and specialized communication techniques.
Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that examines the impact of gender codes and biases in society and individual lives. This minor is especially valuable for students interested in social work, counseling, public policy and justice advocacy.
World Languages Communicative Proficiency Certificate helps you further develop your proficiency level in one of the target languages taught in the Department of World Languages and Literatures and deepen your understanding of the cultures of the people who speak this language.
The youth programming minor at prepares students to develop programs and work with children and adolescents in a variety of fields.