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Students may take library media courses for licensure at the graduate level either as part of a graduate degree program or not. For teachers who are seeking to add the library media license, see the page on "Which is for You?" to help you choose the best option for you.
This status is available if you possess a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution but do not want to start a graduate degree from UW-Whitewater immediately. You are considered a non-candidate for degree student if you meet one of the following conditions:
There is no $56 application fee, and transcripts are also not collected. Your signature on the application attests that you have earned a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution. Once admitted, graduate fees are applied for all course work taken, even when taking a combination of graduate and undergraduate courses. If you want to take a course at the undergraduate level, you can not also take one at the graduate level in the same semester. Students are allowed to transfer up to 12 credits earned as a non-candidate for degree into their degree program. If you plan to eventually enroll in a graduate degree program, you may take up to four of the library media or core education courses at this status and have them count toward the degree. Use the online application form. If you plan to take all your library coursework at the undergraduate level, do not use this option. Instead apply as a Special Student Full Credentials.
To enroll in the graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Education - Professional Studies, you must do the following:
For more information, see the program application information at the Graduate Studies Office website. Contact John Zbikowski for information on transferring education courses or Eileen Schroeder about transferring library media courses.