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 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.
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.
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 Second Language Minor with K-12 Teacher Certification. The Bilingual-Bicultural Education Certificate is only a few additional credits to acquire. It is administered by the Department of World Languages and Literatures.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has proudly offered certifications in special education since 1972. The Cross Categorical Special Education (SPEC ED) Add-on Teacher Licensure/Certification provides opportunities for licensed teachers to gain valuable knowledge and experience working with special needs children from 5K through 12th grade.
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 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.
Students who choose to become early childhood educators (birth-3rd grade license) have a passion for working with young children and helping them develop and grow. Students in the early childhood education program at UW-Stevens Point learn key strategies not only to teach young children, but also to work collaboratively with their families in family-centered, culturally-responsive and developmentally-appropriate settings. Successful candidates in the program earn a bachelor’s degree and Wisconsin teaching licenses in Early Childhood grades Pre-kindergarten through third grade. Our graduates are well prepared to engage student in inquiry, facilitate learning, develop curriculum and use student data to inform instruction.
Undergraduate students with a desire to better meet the needs of children with special needs, ages birth through 3rd 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. This minor consists of 22-25 credits.
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 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. This newly approved license at UW-Stevens Point 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. This K-9 license allows the teacher to teach 4-year-old kindergarten through 9th grade, all core subjects.
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. This K-9 license allows the teacher to teach 4-year-old kindergarten through 9th grade, all core subjects.
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, K-12. 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, offered through the Department of English, is an undergraduate program at UW-Stevens Point that 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.
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.
The food and nutrition for health and wellness undergraduate certificate appeals to future health professionals who have interest in food as medicine and the social determinants of health.
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, grades K-12. 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.
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 K-12th grade. 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. This minor consists of at least 20-21 credits.
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 K-12th grade.
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.
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.
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.
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 music education program is an undergraduate program that focuses on the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach music to students, K-12. UW-Stevens Point offers Wisconsin teacher certification in music education – choral, music education – general and music education – instrumental.
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.
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.
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 K-12.
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, K-12th grade.
Strengthen content literacy in the classroom by becoming a reading teaching. Collaborate with teachers and advocate for reading needs of all K-12th grade students with this add-on.
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.
Students in special education at UW-Stevens Point have a passion for working with people with disabilities and find it to be a rewarding career choice. 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 K-12 Cross Categorical Special Education. Our graduates are well prepared to engage students in inquiry, facilitate learning, develop curriculum and use student data to inform instruction.
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. Students earn an initial teaching licensure/certification for Cross Categorical Special Education K-12th grade
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.
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.
The UW-Stevens Point online graduate certificate in Trauma and Resilience empowers learners to foster resilience and self-care and to promote trauma informed environments. Students will learn how to apply the foundations of trauma and resilience with diverse populations, in an equitable and inclusive manner.
The youth programming minor at prepares students to develop programs and work with children and adolescents in a variety of fields.