Enhance Your Career as an Educator
Are you looking to advance your career? Would you like to invest in your professional development? The master’s in education degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is perfect for anyone who is looking to expand and strengthen their teaching and curriculum skills.
- courses are 100% online
- you can earn an additional teaching license/certification while completing your master’s
- experienced and passionate faculty teaching our courses
The UWSP Master of Science in Education (MSE) program is designed to provide students with a flexible and comprehensive educational experience in the field of education. This program is suitable for both current educators looking to further their expertise and individuals interested in pursuing a career in education. The UWSP Master of Science in Education program provides a flexible and accessible pathway for individuals to advance their careers in education, whether by earning an initial teaching license or expanding their expertise as experienced educators. It is a program designed to meet the needs of working professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of education.
This program is suitable for both current educators looking to further their expertise and individuals interested in pursuing a career in education. This program is applicable to classroom teachers, educational specialists, and professionals working with people with disabilities in non-profit or for-profit organizations.
Take the Next Steps
Apply and send all application materials to the School of Education Department. The application process typically takes 2-3 weeks. Once we receive all of your application materials, the program advisor will review your application. If they approve your enrollment, they will send you a Welcome Letter providing further instructions. Once you receive your Welcome Letter, proceed to Step 2.
Application Materials Needed
- Letter of Intent
- Background Check
Unofficial Transcripts – Submit all academic transcripts, INCLUDING transfer transcripts. You may submit unofficial transcripts to the School of Education.
Letter of Intent – Your letter of intent should detail your background qualifications, professional development, educational and career goals, and how this program fits into your future professional plans. Your letter will be considered when determining admission.
License – A teaching license is not required for the Master’s Degree. If you do not have a teaching license and would like to earn an initial license while at UWSP, you can choose between our special education (CWIC) program, family and consumer sciences program, or elementary education program (ACEE).
Resume – Your resume should include your education, work experience, and professional development background. Your resume will be considered when determining admission.
Background Check – All initial licensure programs, CWIC, ACEE and initial FCS licenses need to complete the UWSP Viewpoint screening “Pre-Clinical Background Check” or Recheck within the last 6 months: www.viewpointscreening.com/uwsp. There is a fee associated with this. Wisconsin Department of Justice (Wisconsin DOJ) background check is allowable for add-on license programs (you must already hold a teaching license to qualify for an add-on). There is a small fee associated with this. It may take a few days to get this. The online option is the quickest.
Minimum GPA – There is a 2.75 minimum GPA requirement to be accepted into all programs. Probationary admission will be considered.
Apply to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Graduate School
Once you are accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, proceed to Step 3.
Enroll in Classes
Once you are officially accepted into both the School of Education and UW-Stevens Point, you are ready to enroll in classes. The university will reach out to you with instructions on how to enroll. Your program advisor will work with you to ensure you enroll in the correct courses and complete your degree on time.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out! We are happy to talk with you.