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.
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.
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 community health minor will provide you with a distinct education to pursue industry leading certification and careers in settings such as public health agencies, hospital community health, employee wellness centers, and health advocacy organizations.
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.
This certificate prepares students from business, wellness, or other health studies with the knowledge and skills to create an organizational culture of wellbeing and manage a successful wellness program. Wellbeing concepts are incorporated in healthcare settings, workplaces, and in community outreach and business leaders indicate employee health is a top priority to attract and retain talent.
The exercise performance minor is designed for students who are interested in applying scientific knowledge to design, implement and train individuals with the goals of improving health, fitness and/or performance. Students will gain expertise in leading exercise assessments, creating workouts and coaching proper exercise techniques to provide effective strength and conditioning programs.
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.
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 at UW-Stevens Point appeals to future health professionals who have interest studying in food as medicine.
As a health and wellness coach, you will support individuals on a transformative journey, achieving lasting changes, and enhanced well-being. You will help others explore motivation and values. Together, you will set goals, help them work through obstacles, and create action plans.
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.
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.
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 online medical laboratory technician (MLT) to medical laboratory scientist (MLS) Bachelor of Science degree program at UW-Stevens Point is designed with MLTs certified in mind who want to advance their education and laboratory career. Students who complete the MLT to MLS program can earn their bachelor’s degree in as little as two years depending on previous courses completed through their NAACLS accredited MLT associate degree program and credits awarded by UWSP for prior learning in the laboratory setting.
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.
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 youth programming minor at prepares students to develop programs and work with children and adolescents in a variety of fields.