​Academic Programs/Courses


UW-Stevens Point offers certification in the following majors, secondary education minors, elementary education minors, and graduate certifications. Due to changes in state requirements, this list may change at any time.

Please view the UWSP Course Catalog for specific information on the undergraduate programs.


Early Childhood Education (ages 0-8, Early Childhood)

Available Programs:


Elementary Education (ages 6-13, Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence)

Available Programs:

  • Elementary Education major (requires an approved 22 credit minor or second major from the list below) 
​Recommended teaching minors (certifiable):
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Education
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science, Broadfield
  • Spanish
  • Special Education (double major available)
    • Cognitive Disabilities (CD)/Cross Categorical
    • Emotional Behavioral Disabilities (EBD)/Cross Categorical
    • Learning Disabilities (LD)/Cross Categorical
Other minors available:
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish (non-teaching)​


Secondary/K-12 Education

A teaching major in a Secondary/K-12 program is required.

​Secondary Education (ages 10-21, Early Adolescence through Adolescence), programs available:

  • Biology (major or minor)
  • Chemistry (major or minor)
  • Earth Science (minor)
  • Economics (major or minor)
  • English (major or minor)
    • Broadfield Language Arts option available
  • English as a Second Language(minor)
  • Enviornmental Studies (concentration for Science majors)
  • French (minor)
  • Geography (major or minor)
  • German (minor)
  • Health Education (minor)
  • History (major or minor)
  • Mathematics (major or minor)
  • Natural Science, Broadfield (major)
  • Physics (major or minor)
  • Political Science (major or minor)
  • Psychology (major or minor)
  • Social Science, Broadfield (major )
  • Sociology (major or minor)
  • Spanish (minor)
  • Special Education (minor)
    • Cognitive Disabilities/Cross Categorical
    • Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities/Cross Categorical
    • Learning Disabilities/Cross Categorical

​K-12 Education (ages 0-21, Early Childhood through Adolescence), programs available:

  • Coaching (certificate)
  • Communicative Sciences and Disorders/Speech Language Pathology (requires major and master's)
  • Family & Consumer Education (major)
  • French (major)
  • German (major)
  • Music Education - General (major)
  • Music Education - Instrumental (major)
  • Music Education - Choral (major)
  • Adaptive Physical Education (concentration)
  • Physical Education (major)
  • Spanish (major

Special Education

        Available Programs:

  • Special Education Major (requires one or two minors in an area of Special Education)
  • Cognitive Disabilities (CD)/Cross Categorical minor
  • Emotional Behavioral Disabilities (EBD)/Cross Categorical minor
  • Learning Disabilities (LD)/Cross Categorical minor 

Graduate Teacher Certification/Add-on Certification

Graduate programs are available for individuals already holding a teaching license. Achieve your certification in one of the following areas:


Looking to add additional grades levels/ages? Certification areas not listed above?  

Ask us how! We will review your transcripts at no cost to you.