Exemplary, Flexible and Personalized
The UW-Stevens Point School of Education offers a flexible master's degree with an option to complete the degree fully online. Students can choose from a self-designed program with 9 core required credits and 21 credits of electives in a variety of disciplines or select from one of the following concentration areas. Within each concentration area, an teaching certification can be incorporated. Click on Teaching Certifications to see licenses available. Each license area includes directions for how to apply.
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Educational Technology
- Family and Consumer Science
- Health Education
- Gifted and Talented
- Special Education
Why UW-Stevens Point?
Earn a degree from a program that is highly regarded throughout the state. UW-Stevens Point School of Education prides itself on providing personalized support, being highly responsive to student needs, and always integrating practical, evidence-based curriculum and instruction. Our general education master's degree can be completed fully online to accommodate the needs of today's adult learners. Our instructors consistently achieve exemplary ratings and strive to utilize innovative instructional strategies in an online environment. We are available to assist our students and care deeply about their needs.
Who Should Apply?If you are interested in education, have a bachelor's degree, and a desire to learn in a supportive environment then you should apply! A teaching license is not required. Although the majority of our master's degree students are licensed teachers, we also have students who are health care providers, athletic trainers, wellness professionals and business leaders.
Give Us a Try!
Do you want to just take one course or try out the program? You can register as a student with graduate special status
. To attend UW-Stevens Point as a student with graduate special status, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. You do not need to complete a formal application process. You will be granted graduate special status when you register for classes.
As a graduate special student you can enroll in graduate-level courses and receive graduate credit for teacher certification requirements or for personal enrichment. A maximum of 9 credits can apply toward a master’s degree provided they are approved by your adviser and fit within the seven-year time period. If you decide to pursue a master’s degree, it is in your best interest to change your status to graduate-regular as soon as possible.
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