Academic Programs

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Explore majors, minors, and more.

A broad array of undergraduate and graduate programs — whether in person or online — offer you the transformative degrees that provide you with the opportunities, challenges and skills you desire. Whether you are just embarking on your college career or seeking to acquire more professional skills through a certificate, UW-Whitewater has the program for you.

 

View Graduate Programs

View Online Programs



A person wearing a black shirt plays a black piano.
Accompanying Certificate (Undergraduate)
Two accounting students look at brochures.
Accounting Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's, Online Bachelor's
A young teacher sits on the ground with a child.
Adaptive Education Licensure Minor
Two students speak with a Wisconsin State Representative.
Advocacy and Lobbying Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student holds a pamphlet about Martin Luther King Jr.
African American Studies Minor
A young person kneels and chats with an elderly woman.
Aging and Health Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student works on a laptop during an anatomy class.
Allied Health Foundations Minor
A student brushes away debris covering a grave marker.
Anthropology Minor
Instructional Design and Learning Technology
Applied Behavior Analysis Online Graduate Certificate
Applied Bioinformatics
Applied Bioinformatics Online Graduate Certificate
A person studies at a table in the library.
Applied Biotechnology Online Master's
A faculty member shows equipment in the kinesiology lab.
Applied Kinesiology Online Master's
A student explains their research at undergraduate research day.
Applied Research Certificate (Undergraduate)
Art Degree Programs
Art Major/Emphasis, Minor
Art History Degree Programs
Art (Art History) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Graphic Design (Art) Degree Programs
Art (Graphic Design) Major/Emphasis
Art Licensure Degree Programs
Art (Teaching Certification) Major/Emphasis
Art Education
Art Education Major/Emphasis
Art Studio (Art) Degree Programs
Art Studio Minor
A professor and student examining a microscope
Arts and Sciences Associate
Three Asian students model traditional Hmong clothing, jewelry and story cloth.
Asian/Asian American Studies Minor
Audio Certificate
Audio Certificate (Undergraduate)
Austism Specialist
Austism Specialist Online Graduate Certificate
A student looking through a microscope
BAAS (Applied Arts and Sciences) Online Bachelor's
A person works on a laptop.
BAAS (Criminology) Online Bachelor's
A person works on a laptop.
BAAS (Digital Marketing) Online Bachelor's
A person works on a laptop.
BAAS (Human Services) Online Bachelor's
People sitting at table clap and smile.
BAAS (Leadership) Online Bachelor's
An overhead view of people sitting at computer stations.
BAAS (Occupational Safety) Online Bachelor's
A close up photo of a hand writing on a clipboard.
BAAS (Professional Selling) Online Bachelor's
Two students work on a laptop by a window in the University Center.
Bioinformatics Minor
A student looks at a human anatomy 3-D model of an arm.
Biology (Cell Biology and Physiology) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Students and a faculty member explore a wooded area with a small body of water.
Biology (Ecology, Evolution and Behavior) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Students walk in a stream with tall grasses and trees on both sides of the water.
Biology (Marine Biology and Freshwater Ecology) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student studies on her computer with a 3-D model of a human arm in the foreground.
Biology (Pre-biomedical professions) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Biology Education
Biology Science Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
A business analytics student speaks to a senator in front of a green marble background.
Business Analytics Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
A green camera is mounted on a black drone with people in the background.
Business Analytics (Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence) Major/Emphasis
A student wearing a suit and tie gestures with his hands.
Business Analytics (Digital Marketing) Major/Emphasis
A student laces up their shoes in a basketball gym.
Business Analytics (Marketing) Major/Emphasis
Two students standing together wear green tshirts that say Green Tank.
Business Analytics (Supply Chain) Major/Emphasis
A student sits in class, smiling.
Business and Computer Science Education Major/Emphasis
Business Education
Business and Marketing Education Major/Emphasis
A student speaks at a podium.
Business Education Major/Emphasis, Online Master's
A faculty member teaches at the white board.
Business Law Minor
A student in a classroom looks down at her notes.
Business Undecided Major/Emphasis
A faculty member, wearing safety goggles and a face mask, points at a formula on a whiteboard.
Chemistry Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Graduate)
A student wearing safety goggles writes in a notebook.
Chemistry (Biochemistry) Major/Emphasis
A faculty member works with students in the chemistry lab.
Chemistry (Liberal Arts) Major/Emphasis
A student works in a lab while wearing safety glasses.
Chemistry (Professional ACS Approved) Major/Emphasis
Biology Education
Chemistry Science Education Major/Emphasis
Athletic Coaching Education
Coaching Minor
Communication Degree Programs
Communication Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Master's
Corporate and Health Communication (Communication) Degree Programs
Communication (Corporate and Health Communication) Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
Electronic Media (Communication) Degree Programs
Communication (Electronic Media) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Public Relations (Communication) Degree Programs
Communication (Public Relations) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Communication Competence Certificate
Communication Competence Certificate (Undergraduate)
Three education majors show their decorated caps at graduation.
Communication Education (Elementary or Secondary) Minor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences and Disorders Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's
A yellow soccer cleat rests on a white and red soccer ball.
Community Sport and Recreation Certificate (Undergraduate)
Students work with a faculty member as they build circuitry at a large table.
Computer Science Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's, Online Master's
A student works on a laptop.
Computer Science (Applied Computing) Major/Emphasis
A student in a red shirt sits at a work table and takes notes on a notepad.
Computer Science (Comprehensive) Major/Emphasis
Processing data.
Computer Science (Data Science) Minor
A computer monitor shows lines of colorful coding.
Computer Science (Website and Development Administration) Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
A person wearing a suit jacket raises their hands to conduct.
Conducting Certificate (Undergraduate)
A young student wearing a suit and tie mingles at a career fair.
Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate (Undergraduate)
People gather around a table with red plastic cups filled with chopped food.
Corporate Wellness Certificate (Undergraduate)
Counselor Education Master's
Audio Certificate
Creative Communication Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student is outside in the dark next to a car during a crime scene simulation.
Criminology Major/Emphasis, Minor
A faculty member speaks to a class.
Cybersecurity Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate
A person with their back to the camera, works on a computer.
Cybersecurity (Comprehensive) Major/Emphasis
A student works on a laptop while wearing headphones.
Cybersecurity (Cyber Operations) Major/Emphasis
Dane Degree Programs
Dance Minor
Economics student working on computer
Data Analytics Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate
Digital Certificate
Digital Communication Certificate (Undergraduate)
Special Education for Non-Education Majors
Disability in Community, School and Society Minor
A student makes the sign for love in sign language.
Disability Studies Certificate (Undergraduate)
A group of students cheer together outdoors.
Diversity Leadership Certificate (Undergraduate)
A person dressed in academic regalia smiles and throws their arms in the air at commencement.
Doctorate of Business Administration Doctoral
Dyslexia Certificate
Dyslexia and Language-Based Learning Disabilities Online Graduate Certificate
Early Child Care and Education Online Bachelor's
Early Childhood Education Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's
An economics student wearing a purple shirt and white hat hands a survey to someone sitting in a lawn chair at a park.
Economics Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
Two people talk while holding folders and a tablet.
Economics Major/Emphasis, Minor
Biology Education
Economics Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Elementary Education
Education — Elementary through Middle School Major/Emphasis
Education – Kindergarten through 12th grade
Education — Kindergarten through 12th grade Major/Emphasis
Education – Middle School through High School
Education — Middle School through High School Major/Emphasis
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Master's
Children gather around ants on a sidewalk and look at them through a magnifying glass.
Educational Studies Minor
Effective Workplace Communication Certificate (Undergraduate)
Emerging Technology for Digital Learning
Emerging Technology for Digital Learning Online Graduate Certificate
Engineering Associate, Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional
A pair of hands works with a red and green wire.
Engineering (Electrical) Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional
Two students look at a tablet.
Engineering (Industrial) Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional
Two students look at a red device that uses magnets to regulate speed at the Engineering Club table.
Engineering (Mechanical) Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional
A lecturer stands in front of a white board.
English Major/Emphasis, Minor
A person smiles while putting their hand over their heart.
English (Creative Writing) Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student sits at a desk writing in a notebook.
English (Literature) Major/Emphasis, Minor
English Education
English Literature and Language Arts Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student displays kombucha on a table as part of her start up business.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major/Emphasis, Minor
Economics student working on computer
Environmental Safety and Health Online Master's
Students take pictures of a storm rolling in over a field.
Environmental Science Major/Emphasis, Minor
A faculty members demonstrates volcanic activity as smoke rises from a box.
Environmental Science (Geosciences) Major/Emphasis
Icicles hang off a building.
Environmental Science (Natural Sciences) Major/Emphasis
A person puts a green leafy plant in a jar with dirt.
Environmental Science (Sustainability and Environmental Resource Management) Major/Emphasis
A student stands in the prairie among tall grasses.
Environmental Studies Minor
Event Planning and Promotion Certificate Program
Event Planning and Promotion Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student walks down a hallway with her mother.
Family, Health and Disability Studies Minor
Black and white photo of a lake with a pier with a flotation device that is colored red and white.
Film Studies Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
Students sit in desks around the room in a finance class.
Finance Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate
A student works at a desk in front of two computer monitors.
Finance (Financial Planning) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Students and a faculty member sit around a table with computer monitors in the background.
Finance (Insurance) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student smiles at the camera and sits at a desk in front of several computer monitors.
Finance (Investment) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student wearing a shirt and tie fills out a form on a table.
Finance (Real Estate) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Six members of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa perform traditional drumming.
First Nations and Indigenous Studies Minor
People gather around a table as a student hands out beverages.
Fitness and Wellness Entrepreneurship Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student inspects hair in a tweezers.
Forensics Science Certificate (Undergraduate)
Foundations of Learning Design
Foundations of Learning Design Online Graduate Certificate
La Louvre.
French Major/Emphasis, Minor
A photo of the Eiffel Tower.
French Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
A business student speaks with a potential employer at a career fair.
General Business Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
A person stands in front of a large board with a detailed graph.
General Business (Safety and Risk Management) Major/Emphasis
Students look at a board with cell diagrams.
General Science Education Minor
Electronic mapping equipment mounted on a kayak going down a river.
Geographic Information Systems Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
A person wears goggles while removing buckthorn in a wooded area.
Geography (Environment and Society) Major/Emphasis
A student throws a GIS drone into the air in a field.
Geology and Geography Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
Geography Education
Geography Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
German.
German Major/Emphasis, Minor
A photo of the Brandenburg Gate.
German Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Gerontology
Gerontology Online Graduate Certificate
A colorful display on the International Student Association's table during the Involvement Fair.
Global Engagement Certificate (Undergraduate)
Health Advocacy
Health Advocacy Online Graduate Certificate
Health Education
Health Education Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student jumps rope.
Health Promotion Minor
A member of the chancellor's cabinet shares a laugh with a student.
Higher Education Leadership Master's
Ancient ruins.
History Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
People look through tagged artifacts.
History (Public History) Major/Emphasis
History Education
History Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Two students stand in the Rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Human and Social Services Minor
Human Performance
Human Performance Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's
A student holds their diploma and smiles at graduation with their family.
Human Resource Management Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate
Individually Designed (A&C) Degree Programs
Individually Designed (Arts and Communication) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student stands next to a video camera, smiling.
Information Technology Major/Emphasis, Minor
A group of students and a faculty member walk outdoors to collect information from people.
Information Technology (Business Analysis) Major/Emphasis
A faculty member teaches at the front of a classroom by a podium.
Information Technology (Business Analytics) Major/Emphasis
Two students work together on tablets in a classroom.
Information Technology (Network and Security) Major/Emphasis
Instructional Design and Learning Technology
Instructional Design and Learning Technology Online Master's
Two students sit at a table and assemble macrame plant hangers with succulents in small pots.
Integrated Science and Business Major/Emphasis
A student stands on a pier with a water testing device as water rushes underneath.
Integrated Science and Business (Water) Major/Emphasis
Students look at a system that is growing food using hydroponics.
Integrated Science and Business Major/Emphasis
Two people walk by a waterway with a farm in the background.
Integrated Science and Business (Water Resource) Major/Emphasis
A person holds a sign that says Fight For a Better Tomorrow.
Interdisciplinary Ethics Certificate (Undergraduate)
Students sit in a classroom and one student is raising their hand.
International Business Major/Emphasis, Minor
An Asian woman dressed in gold walks in a procession during a Khmer New Year celebration.
International Studies Major/Emphasis, Minor
General Management
Investment Analysis Online Graduate Certificate
People walk down the street in Tokyo, Japan, at night with colorful street signs lit up.
Japanese Studies Major/Emphasis, Minor
Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Certificate (Undergraduate)
Journalism Degree Programs
Journalism Major/Emphasis, Minor
Advertising (Journalism) degree programs
Journalism (Advertising) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Broadcast/Print/Web (Journalism) Degree Programs
Journalism (Broadcast/Print/Web) Major/Emphasis, Minor
International Journalism (Journalism) Degree Programs
Journalism (International Journalism) Major/Emphasis
A colorful ofrenda.
Latinx/Latin American Studies Minor
Leadership and Military Science
Leadership and Military Science Minor
Leadership in Instructional Design and Learning Technology
Leadership in Instructional Design and Learning Technology Online Graduate Certificate
A judge speaks to a class in Hyland Hall.
Legal Studies Major/Emphasis, Minor
A person dances in front of a crowd by a fountain with fall trees in the background.
LGBTQ Studies Certificate (Undergraduate)
A class is held outside amidst fall leaves.
Liberal Studies, Religious Studies and Philosophy Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
Two students study outside.
Liberal Studies (Philosophy) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student reads a book.
Liberal Studies (Religious Studies) Major/Emphasis
Library Media K-12
Library Media K-12 Minor
Library Science
Library Science Minor
Students sell flowers behind a counter.
Management Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
Warhawk football players wear their jerseys and sit together by a microphone during a press conference.
Management (Healthcare Management) Major/Emphasis
A student accepts their diploma as they walk across the stage at graduation.
Management (Leadership Management) Minor
A group of students work together to put up a large sign on a pool deck.
Management (Managing Sports Programs) Major/Emphasis
A faculty member speaks at the front of class.
Management (Nonprofit Mangagement) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student presents their work during Undergraduate Research.
Management (Organization and Leadership Development) Major/Emphasis
Two students wear academic regalia and sit on the gym floor by a large Warhawk head.
Marketing Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate
A student sits at a desk at a Honda dealership with a large Honda logo on the wall.
Marketing (Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence) Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate
A student holds an enhanced skateboard.
Marketing (Experiential and Sports Marketing) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A faculty member speaks at the front of class.
Marketing (Professional Sales) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Mass Media Literacy Certificate
Mass Media Literacy Certificate (Undergraduate)
Mathematics
Mathematics Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate
A faculty member teaches at a whiteboard.
Mathematics (Actuarial Mathematics) Minor
A class builds a bridge demonstration out of weights and toothpicks.
Mathematics (Actuarial Science) Major/Emphasis
Two people look at a graph.
Mathematics (Statistics) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Economics student working on computer
MBA (Master of Business Administration) Master's, Online Master's
Media Arts and Game Development Degree Programs
Media Arts and Game Development Major/Emphasis
Communication/Gaming (Media Arts and Game Development) Degree Programs
Media Arts and Game Development (Communication/Gaming) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Gaming Technology (Media Arts and Game Development) Degree Programs
Gaming Technology (Media Arts and Game Development) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Media Arts (Media Arts and Game Development) Degree Programs
Media Arts and Game Development (Media Arts) Major/Emphasis, Minor
A person stands among buildings in Iran.
Middle Eastern Studies Minor
A faculty member conducts students in the Kirk Denmark Auditorium.
Music Certificate (Undergraduate)
Music Degree Programs
Music Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student wears headphones while working on a Mac computer.
Music (Audio Production and Sound Design) Minor
Music Education Choral (Music) Degree Programs
Music (Music Education Choral) Major/Emphasis
Music Education Instrumental (Music) Degree Programs
Music (Music Education Instrumental) Major/Emphasis
Instrumental Performance (Music) Degree Programs
Music (Instrumental Performance) Major/Emphasis
A member of the jazz band plays snare drums and cymbals.
Music (Jazz and Commercial Music) Minor
Keyboard Performance (Music) Degree Programs
Music (Keyboard Performance) Major/Emphasis
A student plays the violin on stage during a theatre performance.
Music (Musical Theatre) Minor
Theory and Composition (Music) Degree Programs
Music (Theory and Composition) Major/Emphasis
Rachel Wood, mezzo soprano
Music (Vocal Performance) Major/Emphasis
Music Education
Music Education Major/Emphasis
Music Education Degree Programs
Music Education (For Degree Holders) Post-Baccalaureate
Music Education General (Music) Degree Programs
Music Education (Choral, General, Instrumental) Major/Emphasis
Music History
Music History Certificate (Undergraduate)
Music Theory - Modulating Melody
Music Theory Certificate (Undergraduate)
A nursing student works on a manikin baby.
Nursing Associate, Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional
Students are gathered in a classroom with a simulated fireplace and one student is holding a fire extinguisher.
Occupational Safety Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
A student climbs on a mock roof during a roofing simulation.
Occupational Safety (Construction Safety) Major/Emphasis
Two people stand in a field with a small body of water.
Occupational Safety (Environmental Management) Major/Emphasis, Minor
General Management
Organizational Communication Online Graduate Certificate
A colorful photo of Lady Justice.
Paralegal Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student displays their lesson plan on a board.
Philosophy Education Minor
Students play in a gym.
Physical Education Online Graduate Certificate, Post-Baccalaureate
Physical Education
Physical Education, Health Education and Adapted PE Major/Emphasis
Students use different inks under a black light.
Physical Science Minor
A solar eclipse surrounded by clouds.
Physics Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student solders groups of micro wires under a large light.
Physics (Engineering) Major/Emphasis
A group of students work around a computer.
Physics (Graduate School) Major/Emphasis
Students use different inks under a black light.
Physics Education Minor
Physics Education
Physics Science Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Political Science Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
A person speaks into a microphone.
Political Science Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
A person helps another person over a gymnastic bar.
Pre-Athletic Training Certificate (Undergraduate), Pre-Professional
Two students wear professional attire as they walk together.
Pre-Business Pre-Professional
A dentist chair with dentistry tools next to it.
Pre-Dentistry Pre-Professional
A student stands and smiles in a classroom.
Pre-Education Pre-Professional
A student and faculty member work in a lab with vials and test tubes.
Pre-Health Pre-Professional
A person wears scrubs, a hair net and a mask over their face.
Pre-Medicine Pre-Professional
A person gets their eyes checked with an ophthalmoscope.
Pre-Optometry Pre-Professional
A person helps someone with a prosthetic leg.
Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Professional
Medical equipment hangs on a wall.
Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Professional
A golden retriever wears goggles as they receive laser dental work.
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Producing Effective Learning Experiences
Producing Effective Learning Experiences Online Graduate Certificate
A young woman speaks into a microphone.
Professional Spanish Minor
Professional Studies
Professional Studies Master's
A person sits on a bench and writes with the sun shining and a large yellow tree in the background.
Professional Writing and Editing Certificate (Undergraduate)
Students and a faculty member sit in a circle and discuss Scottish poetry.
Professional Writing and Publishing Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
General Management
Project Management Online Graduate Certificate
Psychology student presents to class.
Psychology Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student speaks with an employer at the career fair.
Psychology (Business) Minor
A student at graduation in their cap and gown.
Psychology (High School Education) Minor
Psychology Education
Psychology Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Two people talk around a table.
Public Administration Minor
A student wears a suit and tie and stands against a wood paneled wall.
Public Health Minor
Two people talk in a room with dark woodwork and American flags.
Public Policy and Administration Major/Emphasis
A student speaks in front of a crowd.
Race and Ethnic Studies Minor
Recreation Leisure Studies
Recreation Leisure Studies Minor
Economics student working on computer
School Business Management Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate
Students gather for a selfie at Commencement.
School Psychology Master's
General Management
Social and New Media Online Graduate Certificate
Young students and their teacher place colorful vegetables on a map.
Social Studies (Elementary Education) Minor
Two people in wheelchairs with their arms each other at graduation.
Social Work Major/Emphasis, Master's
Two students high five.
Sociology Major/Emphasis, Minor
A person stands near several mini flags from around the world.
Sociology (Global Comparative Studies) Major/Emphasis
Sociology Education
Sociology Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
A Spanish faculty member teaches at a whiteboard.
Spanish Major/Emphasis, Minor
A student shares their research on a large board.
Spanish Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Special Education
Special Education Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's
Sports Certificate
Sports Communication Certificate (Undergraduate)
Sports Management
Sports Management Minor
Strategic Communication Certificate Program
Strategic Communication Online Graduate Certificate
Strength and Conditioning
Strength and Conditioning Minor
An empty bench is surround by pink flowers.
Substance Use Foundations Certificate (Undergraduate)
A student works on a computer.
Supply Chain Management Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's
People walk through a warehouse with stacked boxes.
Supply Chain Management (Global Sourcing) Major/Emphasis
A faculty member speaks in front of a class.
Supply Chain Management (Logistics Analytics) Major/Emphasis
Students sit around a table and participate on a video call.
Supply Chain Management (Project Management) Major/Emphasis
ESL/Bilingual Education
Teaching ESL/Bilingual-Bicultural Minor
Theatre Degree Programs
Theatre Major/Emphasis, Minor
Design/Technology (Theatre) Degree Programs
Theatre (Design/Technology) Major/Emphasis
Performance (Theatre) Degree Programs
Theatre (Performance) Major/Emphasis
Stage Management (Theatre) Degree Programs
Theatre (Stage Management) Major/Emphasis
Theatre Education (Theatre) Degree Programs
Theatre (Theatre Education) Major/Emphasis, Minor
Theatre Education
Theatre Education Major/Emphasis, Minor
Transition Specialist
Transition Specialist Online Graduate Certificate
Video Production Certificate
Video Production Certificate (Undergraduate)
A river runs through an industrial area.
Water Business Minor
A person with pink hair reads at the front of class.
Women's and Gender Studies Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)
World Languages
World Languages Education Major/Emphasis
A faculty member speaks to students.
World Religions Minor
Certificate (Undergraduate)

Accompanying is one of the primary skills necessary to keyboard players, and essential to their success in the professional world.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's, Online Bachelor's

Learn the necessary skills for careers in public, corporate, not-for-profit, and government accounting. Alongside fundamental accounting principles, students also gain knowledge in areas such as tax law, financial and managerial accounting, cost management, auditing, accounting information systems, and the use of advanced technology applications including data analysis and visualization programs.

Minor

Meant for education majors, the Adaptive Education Licensure minor includes courses focused on neurodiversity, learning and intellectual disabilties, as well as instruction inclusivity, to help you gain the specialized knowledge you need for your career.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Lobbying and Advocacy Certificate is designed for students who are interested in careers in a wide variety of fields, such as working with government and elected officials on policymaking and matters of public concern.

Minor

With an African American Studies minor, you will gain insight into the history, culture, and racial realities of African Americans. Take courses on race and ethnic studies, humanities through the lens of Black culture, social sciences, politics, and more, all that highlight the systematic struggles as well as analyze the resilience of African Americans throughout history.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The aging and health certificate teaches students foundational knowledge and skills needed to effectively work in careers with older adults and support their multidimensional health needs.

Minor

With a minor in Allied Health Foundations, you will learn to work to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and illnesses, as well as how to apply management and administration skills to support healthcare systems and patients alike. Take courses in physiology, healthcare for disabled individuals, and psychology, as well as humanities (ethnic, racial, and gender) studies through the lens of healthcare.

Minor

Delve into the studies of many different societies and cultures' foundations and development through an Anthropology minor. Take courses in archeology, geography, humanities, social sciences (religious, gender, racial, and ethnic studies,) history, and much more to give yourself a better understanding of the diverse peoples who make up our world.

Online Graduate Certificate

Prepares professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs.

Online Graduate Certificate

Supports development of your expertise in experimental design, use and modification of bioinformatic computational analysis methods, and increase your experience in employing these skills.

Online Master's

The Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology is a collaborative partnership of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, University of Wisconsin Extended Campus, and six other University of Wisconsin campuses.

Online Master's

Professionals with an advanced degree in kinesiology are in high demand. Further your career in this growing and rewarding field with our fully online program.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Applied Research certificate is designed to teach undergraduate students how to properly answer a question for a client, such as a university unit, non-profit organization, or government agency. With this certificate, students will be able to present their research findings to a client.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Pursue your passion for the arts — and a creative, fulfilling career. We offer high-quality degree programs specializing in graphic design, multimedia arts, education, art history and, of course, the studio arts medium that interests you most.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Art History courses at UW-Whitewater explore art and visual culture, from antiquity to the present, in relation to aesthetic, cultural, social, historical, and theoretical contexts. 

Major/Emphasis

The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design program is to provide students the ability to visually communicate ideas and information while expressing themselves creatively.

Major/Emphasis

Certification provides graduates with the ability to become instructors in specific areas of art, such as art history, jewelry, printmaking, etc. 

Major/Emphasis

Get exceptional training and earn licensure to teach art at the elementary and high school levels. With this major, you will take courses related to art and design, as well as instruction and teaching curriculum.

Minor

From watercolors to the web, arts abound at UW-Whitewater. Learn technical aspects of producing art in a studio. Let your passion for art blossom at UW-Whitewater.

Associate

By completing this 60-credit degree, you can transfer to any college and into hundreds of potential majors. The AAS degree generally fulfills the first two years of general education requirements in both the humanities and STEM fields and offers guaranteed admission into all UW System colleges and universities.

Minor

Gain insight into the cultural similarities and differences between Asian and Asian American people. You will take courses such as the many religions of Asia, geography, language and cultural studies, politics, humanities, and more, all to give you an understanding of the history and contemporary issues of Asian and Asian American people.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The changing media landscape and growth of digital and streaming content have created huge demand for audio professionals. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the audio job market is expected to grow more than 6% through 2029.

Online Graduate Certificate

Designed for professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to work with individuals on the autism spectrum using advanced knowledge and skills specific to autism spectrum disorders and that are evidence based.

Online Bachelor's

Complete your bachelor's degree online. Students will receive a well-rounded education on a multitude of subjects, including global studies, human cultures, marketing and communications, professional writing, and more, all preparing you for various career tracks.

Online Bachelor's

Strengthen your knowledge on law enforcement and criminal behavior with an online Criminology major. Through this emphasis, you will take courses on police and court sociology, women and crime, minorities in the criminal justice system, humanities and social sciences, and much more.

Online Bachelor's

With an online Digital Marketing major, students will learn the social science and communication strategies behind the world of digital marketing. With courses on social media marketing, the principles of marketing, humanities, omnichannel marketing, and more, students will gain the specialized knowledge they need for a successful career in exciting field.

Online Bachelor's

Looking to make a positive impact and change in the lives of others? An major in Human Services can open a door to many opportunities in a multitude of social science-related careers. With an online track specifically designed to smoothly transition students into a Master of Social Work program, this emphasis will provide you with courses on child welfare, the biology of aging, gender, race, and ethnicity studies, cultural understanding in the health and safety fields, social work, and much more.

Online Bachelor's

Advance your current career or jump into a new one involving the organization and leadership of others with an online major in Leadership. Through this program, you will take courses on communication-related subjects, such as persuasion, organizational psychology and social science, conflict resolution, cross cultural and intercultural communication, management, and more, all preparing you to lead people to success.

Online Bachelor's

Enter a career focused on the safety of those in the workforce with an online major in Occupational Safety. Through this well-designed program, students will take courses on many subjects including health and safety, environmental management, accident prevention, construction industry safety, ergonomics, and more.

Online Bachelor's

Study the complex psychological, sociological, and finanical aspects of sales with an online major in Professional Selling. Students with this specific emphasis will take courses on subjects such as business marketing, communications, principles of selling, sales management, entrepreneurial techniques, social sciences, and more, giving them the training they need to enter a career involving marketing, management, and/or business analysis.

Minor

Have an interest in biology? Good at organizing data? If yes, then a minor in Bioinformatics is right for you. You will take courses that will allow you to gain proficiency in subjects such as programming, applied statistics, data visualization, and other techniques to prepare you for a career in aiding scientific discovery.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Study biology on the smallest scale with an emphasis in Cell Biology and Physiology. This specific emphasis will allow you to take courses on topics such as microbiology, anatomy, molecular biology, neuroscience, and more, all giving you an understanding and familiarity with many different types of biological studies.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Do you wish to study the interconnectedness of nature and the biological reasons behind plant and animal behavior? With an emphasis in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Biology, you will take courses on many relevant biological studies, such as zoology, botany, aquatic organisms, and environmental studies, all preparing you for a career in studying the life around you.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Water — it indicates the presence of life on our planet, what we need to consume to survive, and is home to many different fascinating organisms that are often overlooked or even undiscovered. With an emphasis in Marine and Freshwater Ecology, you will take courses in aquatic biology, ecology, water geography, zoology, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

With a Pre-biomedical Professions emphasis, you will study a plethora of biology career-related subjects such as organic chemistry, writing in biology, genetics, applied mathematics, and anatomy, all to prepare you for the biomedical field.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Share your passion for biology with the next generation with a major in Biology Science Education. At UW-Whitewater, you will be prepared through a strong foundation of courses on middle school and high school education, biology, organic chemistry, and much more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Prepare to solve problems using data in information technology, economics, math and marketing. With a deep understanding of analytics and a broad business foundation, students in the business analytics major or minor will be equipped to interpret data-driven insights and communicate recommendations in a business context.

Major/Emphasis

Learn in-demand skills in business analytics tools and techniques. In our program, you'll gain expertise in navigating AI and business data and how to use them in an ethical manner.

This program will be available for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Major/Emphasis

With an emphasis in digital marketing, students will gain specialized understanding of business analytics by exploring the impact of web and social media marketing and learn different strategies and tactics used to reach and engage target audiences across other communications technologies.

Major/Emphasis

If you wish to not only study business analytics, but learn to turn that compiled data into a marketing strategy, then an emphasis in marketing is right for you. You will take courses on a variety of career-preparing subjects, such as applied statistics, digital marketing, data mining, social media and communications marketing, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Study the business analytics of production systems with an emphasis in supply chain business analytics. With this emphasis, you will take courses focusing on many subjects unique to your degree path, such as warehouse analytics and technologies, database design and administration, business process management, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Combine your interests in teaching, computer science, and business. With this emphasis, you will take courses specializing in secondary education, teaching computer science and programming, and business education.

Major/Emphasis

Have an interest in the advertisement and consumer behavior side of business, and want to teach about these subjects? UW-Whitewater is the perfect place to prepare for a successful career teaching students about the quickly changing field of business marketing.

Major/Emphasis, Online Master's

Our Business Education program, the longest-running in the United States, combines the study of teaching with the study of business. You will learn valuable skills for a career in teaching business through courses focused on teaching in middle and high school levels, business writing, economics, and much more.

Minor

Explore how the government and laws affect businesses. With courses on subjects such as estates and trusts, employment law, real estate law, taxation, bankruptcy, cybersecurity law, finance management, and more, you'll learn the proper knowledge on the legalities of business to enter a successful career field.

Major/Emphasis

Still not sure? With the business undecided major, students will have the opportunity to explore classes and different aspects of business. After taking general education and lower-division business courses, most students are able to narrow down their preferred areas of study.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Graduate)

Have a love for chemistry? Interested in what makes up the world around you? With a Chemistry major or minor at UW-Whitewater, you will get to explore the many different aspects of chemistry through courses on organic and inorganic chemistry, laboratory science, physical chemistry, quantitative reasoning, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Combine your interest in biology with your interest in chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry here at UW-Whitewater. You will take courses focused on subjects related to both sciences, such as organic chemistry, physical chemistry, wildlife ecology, animal physiology, and more.

Major/Emphasis

With a Liberal Arts Chemistry emphasis, you can study how physical science ties into the study of humanities with courses on subjects such as physical chemistry, organic chemistry, experimental chemistry, and more.

Major/Emphasis

A Professional American Chemical Society (ACS) Approved Chemistry emphasis will provide you with a deeper and more holistic understanding of chemistry on a professional and career-oriented level. You will take courses on a variety of subjects, such as green chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, data analysis, and more, all to give you the proper training to enter the field of professional chemical studies.

Major/Emphasis

Are you interested in teaching the building blocks of all other scientific studies? Then a major in Chemistry Education is the start you are looking for to pursue a fulfilling career. With this major, you will take courses focused on chemistry, secondary education, and science education, diving into your interests right away!

Minor

Have a passion for sports and athletics? Want to teach the next generation about the collabrative and physical skills that go into playing a sport? A minor in Coaching will allow you to take courses focused on coaching youth, the psycology behind coaching and mentorship, the history of athletics, strength and conditioning, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Master's

Our students can select from seven communication majors to prepare themselves for a career in a Communication field marked by continuous, persistent, and frequent change. 

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

As businesses become more strategic, sophisticated and intentional in how they approach and interact with stakeholders, there’s a growing need for business-savvy communication professionals who can deliver messages — and results.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

How we access information and experience entertainment has evolved over the years. While our screens have gotten smaller and devices have become more portable, one thing is certain: multimedia storytelling and quality audio, video and design skills are still in demand. 

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Public relations is an exciting, versatile profession. All industries and companies need savvy professionals who can clearly communicate messages across multiple platforms to the public, the media, customers and other stakeholders.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Demand for effective communication skills in employees continues to be a top priority in hiring and in promotion decisions at companies large and small. According to the National Communication Association (NACE Outlook Survey), employers continuously identify the “ability to communicate effectively both inside and outside the organization” as the number one skill necessary in an employee at any level within their company.

Minor

With a major in Communication Education, you will get the training you need to educate the next generation on how we process, transfer, and present information.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's

Demand for jobs related to Communication Sciences and Disorders is at an all-time high, and UW-Whitewater's program provides outstanding training. With courses like hearing and speech science, science writing, race and ethnic studies, anatomy, psychology, human development, and more, you will acquire the skills needed for a successful career.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Learn how to manage, coach, and organize community and children's sports, as well as the fundamentals of leisure and recreation.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Master's, Online Master's

In Computer Science— a rapidly growing career field — you'll develop essential problem-solving and communication skills while learning how to creatively design and develop database applications, networking techniques, artificial intelligence tools, software engineering solutions, and more. Courses include coding with Java and C++, software engineering, computer organization and assembly programming, applied statistics, writing in the sciences, and much more.

Major/Emphasis

An emphasis in Applied Computing will allow students to take their prior knowledge of computer science and focus on how it can be applied in the business, management, and technical worlds. Courses on subjects such as database design and management, introductory and intermediate coding, software engineering, applied mathematics, technical and professional writing, and more will prepare students for a professional career in computer science.

Major/Emphasis

With a comprehensive emphasis, you’ll be better prepared to engage in sophisticated work or research in computer science. Courses will provide you with a deeper understanding of computer science and will cover a wider range of topics than the general major.

Minor

Have a knack for collecting and presenting data and a desire to positively influence the world with your findings? With a minor in Data Science, you will learn how to compile and communicate information through a well-rounded understanding of social and technological sciences. You will take courses in data science, programming with Python, persuasion and communication, technical writing, social research, logic, and more.

Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

From health to the arts, the creation and mangement of websites is a universally desired skill within every career field. With an emphasis in Website Developement and Administration, you will take courses on subjects ranging from the art of visual media design to programming and app developement, all giving you the proper training you need to enter a multitude of career paths.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Become a maestro by learning advanced direction skills in an increasingly competitive professional market. The Conducting Certificate is especially valuable for music education students.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Corporate Social Responsibility certificate is designed to inform students of proper behavior to practice in the workplace. This will better prepare students to become professional leaders in business.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

A healthy workplace, and employee wellness and wellbeing, are critical to an organization’s success. Learn best practices in health promotion, fitness, nutrition and safety.

Master's

The Counselor Education Program at UW-Whitewater provides graduate-level training, preparing students to counsel in a variety of clinical or school settings.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

According to LinkedIn, creativity is one of the top skills that employers look for when hiring. In research done in 2019, 2020, and 2021, creativity was identified as the #1 soft skill desired by organizations across the business landscape.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Study crime, the mindset of criminals, and the many societal factors that influence them. In our Criminology program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the American criminal justice system and investigate the correlations between crime and society's reactions to it. Courses include the sociology of crime, forensic science, crime investigation, health and safety, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate

Get ready to hack into the studies of both cybersecurity operations and the design and implementation of security systems with our Cybersecurity program. Students will take courses such as vulnerability analysis, system administration, malware detection, and incident response, as well as the science of cryptography and the programming of virtual media itself.

Major/Emphasis

With a comprehensive emphasis, you’ll be better prepared to engage in sophisticated work or research in cybersecurity. Courses will provide you with a deeper understanding of cybersecurity and will cover a wider range of topics than the general major.

Major/Emphasis

Take your knowledge of cybersecurity and learn to apply it to a multitude of situations with an emphasis in Cyber Operations. Students will study a wide range of relevant subjects within the cybersecurity world, such as understanding the coding languages of Java and C++, systems security engineering, web server administration, technical writing, and more.

Minor

In the UW-Whitewater Theatre and Dance program, everyone has a chance to learn everything from the front of the house to behind the scenes. We’re a highly hands-on, collaborative program offering an array of major, minor and degree options.

Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate

Enhance your analytical skills with integrating data science, managerial acumen, and effective communication. Thus, improving efficiency, control cost, and gain you competitive advantages.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Demand for professionals with social media and digital communication skills has exploded. LinkedIn’s recent Jobs on the Rise Report highlighted the powerful digital transformation happening globally and predicted growth of 150 million technology/digital jobs in the next five years.

Minor

Embark on a focused study on the societal connections of students who require special education. You will take courses specialized in subjects such as legal compliance in special education, characteristics and interventions, and inclusivity in curriculum.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Disability Studies certificate will allow students to expand their knowledge and experience with people with disabilities.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Diversity Leadership Certificate provides excellent preparation for living and working in a diverse society! Students engage in cross-disciplinary, in-depth diversity learning around issues of gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and ability.

Doctoral

Ideal for working professionals, the DBA is a practitioner-oriented degree that focuses on integrating business functions such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, and information technology.

Online Graduate Certificate

This online certificate prepares professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to provide intensive reading intervention based on the science of reading.

Online Bachelor's

If you have previous coursework in early childhood education, and want to support the care and learning of children, this non-licensure bachelor's program may be for you. You'll choose an emphasis in leadership or teaching in this online degree designed for working professionals.

Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's

Our earliest teachers shape our introduction to learning. If you have an interest in teaching young children, an Early Childhood Education degree will prepare you to succeed in this important and rewarding career. Our courses will provide you with an understanding of child developement and education, care from birth to age three, interacting with a diverse range of families, and much more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Gain an understanding on how individuals, firms, and governments interact. Through a major in economics, you will delve into important social issues such as discrimination, pollution, poverty, unemployment, efficiency, growth, inflation, and optimal policy and gain a solid foundation for comprehending the business world and career possibilities across different sectors.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Study the financial interactions of individuals, businesses, and governments. Unpack the social science behind issues of discrimination, poverty, inflation, efficiency, unemployment, and economic growth, while simultaneously studying business statistics, econometrics, and how to write within a business-related field.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Help students understand the inner workings of the world economy and how it will affect their day-to-day lives. With this major or minor, you will take courses focused on secondary education and instruction, business and social studies education, microeconomics, and more!

Major/Emphasis

Become a licensed teacher for kindergarten through 9th grade. With courses in curriculum and instruction, special education, math, science, reading education and more, our Elementary and Middle School Education major will prepare you for a fruitful career. Choose an emphasis in dual licensure, social justice or STEM/STEAM.

Major/Emphasis

The Early Childhood through Adolescence program prepares you to teach all ages, from grades K-12, in Wisconsin public schools. 

Major/Emphasis

As a student at UW-Whitewater, you’ll have the advantage of strong academic departments and resources across the university — this is where you’ll develop your subject matter expertise.

Master's

UW-Whitewater and the UW-Madison have combined resources to provide a distinctive Educational Leadership Co-op program that offers courses leading to certification as a K-12 Principal, Director of Instruction or Director of Special Education/Pupil Services.

Minor

This minor introduces you to foundational knowledge about teaching, learning, and schools. It provides valuable training for those pursuing careers in education-adjacent fields such as educational technology, policy-making, administration, and youth outreach/support.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Employers consistently list effective communication as the primary skill they want new employees to have. This certificate program provides intensive study of written and oral communication skills that will your enhance professional, social and personal interactions and make you more competitive and effective in the workforce.

Online Graduate Certificate

Gives students key skills in understanding current trends, research skills to explore effectiveness of learning technologies, and experience working with emerging learning technologies.

Associate, Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional

Through our partnership with UW-Platteville, you can complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering without leaving the Rock County area. Or you can significantly reduce the cost of your education by starting your engineering degree at Rock and completing at many other institutions.

Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional

The demand and importance of electrical engineers is constantly growing. With an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, students will study the ins and outs of electrical device creation, makeup, design, and testing, preparing them for careers in circuit design, biomedicine, automotive design, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional

Interested in a hands-on approach to work towards a safer and more sustainable environment? Then an emphasis in Industrial Engineering may be perfect for you. Through this customizable program, students will gain knowledge on the branch of engineering that focuses on improving working conditions.

Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional

Join one of the most versatile enginering career fields after completing the Mechanical Engineering emphasis track. Those trained in this specific branch of engineering are fit for a wide range of in-demand jobs, such as those involving robotics, automotive design, manufacturing and testing, and much more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Storytelling has been a key form of human communication, commentary, and creative expression since the beginning of recorded history, and an understanding of its nuances and creation is essential to fully understand the human experience. Analyze texts of many different cultures, backgrounds, and styles, as well as learn to create and refine your own works. This well-rounded study of the English language will prepare you for many sucessful career paths.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Are you passionate about creatively expressing yourself through the art of writing? With an emphasis in Creative Writing, you will be given an outlet to fully immerse yourself in your craft with courses focused on writing fiction and poetry, screenwriting, multicultural literature and drama, and putting pen to paper to workshop the hundreds of ideas bouncing around in your mind.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Unlock the world of the written word through an emphasis in Literature, exploring the common themes and detrimental differences of vast array of works and genres. Learn how to engage with literature critically and thoughtfully through courses on subjects such as African-American, Asian, British, Middle-Eastern, African, and American literature, as well as the study of biblical and Shakespearean influence on English texts.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Share your love of language, communication and comprehension by choosing a major or minor in English education. You'll take courses focused on reading, writing, analyzing literature, curriculum, instruction, and more, as you prepare for a career in teaching.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Do you want to start your own business? Are you an innovative, creative, and solution-oriented type of person who doesn’t want to work for someone else? The entrepreneurship program offers students the knowledge and skills required evaluate the viability of an opportunity, and prepare a start-up business plan emphasizing financing, marketing, and organization.

Online Master's

Prepare to excel in advanced roles such as risk management, environmental stewardship, economic impact, and other critical issues.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

A fast-growing career field, environmental science explores the relationship between humans and the Earth through a variety of scientific, technological and sociological lenses.

Major/Emphasis

With a Geosciences emphasis, you will study the interconnectedness of our planet and how environments have evolved and adapted uniquely in different parts of the world. With courses on subjects such as biogeography, paleontology, ecology, and more, you will gain a well-rounded understanding of ecosystems' past and present.

Major/Emphasis

Study the physical world through an environmentally aware lens with an emphasis in Natural Sciences. Learn how the presence of rocks and minerals is affected by the location of ecosystems, study Earth's biological history and predicted future, and gain a proper understanding of how laws regarding environmental preservation are passed.

Major/Emphasis

Passionate about how we are currently treating and preserving our environment? Then an emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Resource Management is right for you. You will take courses on topics such as sociology's relation to the environment throughout time, philosophical debates surrounding environmental science and literature created based on it, as well as the study of natural sciences such as biology, ecology, paleontology, and more.

Minor

If you’re interested in the relationship between the natural environment and how people’s actions affect the environment — plus how damage can be avoided or mitigated — then a minor in environmental studies might be right for you.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

From national and international corporate parties, national political conventions, global academic conferences, and huge non-profit fundraisers, to PTO family events, local weddings, and scouting retreats, the demand for accomplished event planners is significant and growing. 

Minor

Through a minor in family, health, and disabilities studies, students will engage in courses in the social and behavioral sciences that will enhance their understanding of the interrelationship between family and health issues. Get ready for a job or graduate study in medical-health support, human services, and community service fields locally and globally.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Discover new worlds and perspectives as you analyze movies and cinematic visual styles and assess the historical development of film and related types of media as evolving art forms. You'll also delve into the ways in which history and representations of culture reflect or respond to questions of ethics and social justice.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate

The finance program provides students with an understanding of the financial and legal elements of business with a strong foundation in corporate finance, investments, money and capital markets, and personal financial planning.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Through our financial planning program, which includes courses on insurance, security analysis, estates and trusts, investments, and more, you will get the training you need to help people at any chapter in their lives make wise financial decisions.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Through this well-rounded business curriculum, you will study subjects such as analyzing risk management, understanding natural science, cultural diversity through a financial lens, and much more, all preparing you for a successful career in the insurance field.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

We can't predict the future, but we can smartly prepare for what it could be. With an Investment emphasis or minor, you will learn to analyze investment opportunities in a financially intelligent way, and prepare for a career in navigating the economic world through courses on subjects such as accounting, management, economics, data analysis, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Feel at home in our Finance program with an emphasis or minor in Real Estate. Through courses on estates and trusts, real estate development and investments, financial markets, communication skills, and more, you will dive into the exciting and lucrative field of real estate.

Minor

A First Nations and Indigenous Studies minor will allow you to broaden your knowledge of the indigenous people who have inhabited (and still inhabit) the land we live on today, long before us. Take courses on indigenous culture, languages, religion, social sciences, humanities, and more.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

From accounting to marketing to fundraising, learn the business skills needed to succeed in sport fitness and wellness in a corporate or organizational leadership setting.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Forensics Science certification will allow students to cultivate leadership skills in the application of science to the legal system, gain professional competencies developed through course work that includes presentations to moot court settings, and lab work.

Online Graduate Certificate

Learn how to design learning experiences in today's world in various settings and understand instructional design theories, practices, models and learner needs.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

French, the language of love, fashion, cuisine and some of the greatest literary, artistic and philosophical influences of all time. With a French degree, you will pave your way to careers in teaching, translation, travel and tourism, and foreign service.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Have a love for the French language and a desire to teach? The French Education major at UW-Whitewater is the perfect way to combine these two passions, allowing you to take courses in intermediate and advanced French, and teaching curriculum and instruction at a middle and secondary level.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Interested in gaining a wide range of business knowledge? The general business major provides an engaging environment that advances critical thinking, innovative problem-solving, leadership, and a commitment to diversity.

Major/Emphasis

Protecting people and their possessions is essential to operating a successful and ethical business. With an emphasis in Safety and Risk Management, you will take courses on subjects such as human resource management, risk analysis, health and safety, business law and bankruptsy, and more.

Minor

Provide elementary students with a base understanding of science and the experimental process with a minor in General Science Education.

Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Do you love maps, charts and graphs? Are you passionate about using technology to visualize data that can inform decision-making on everything from urban planning to natural resource development and protection? A minor in GIS will provide training in the latest technology as well as a foundation in earth's geography and the human world.

Major/Emphasis

With an emphasis in Environment and Society, dive into the study of how location in the world and the makeup of the land affects and is influenced by the people who inhabit it. With courses on environmental geology, economic and historical geography, climate change, social sciences, and more, students will be prepared for a career in studying and legally preserving our environment.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Gain expertise about the world around, above, and beneath the surface as you pursue studies crucial to furthering our knowledge as humans. Studying Geography and Geology will help you gain understanding of the Earth's environment, natural disasters, weather systems, natural phenomena, and global warming while implementing positive change to the world.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Teach students a broader view of the world. At UW-Whitewater, a major or minor in Geography Education will give you the proper training to teach geography classes to secondary level students with courses focused on different geological lenses.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

As a relative to English, German has long roots in science, and is known for its intricate history, and large culture in Wisconsin. In our program, students will gain communication skill across several German-speaking countries, and pave the way to careers as teachers, translators, academics, and government and business leaders.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Combine your love of the German language and your interest in teaching. With a major or minor in German Education, you will deepen your understanding of the language with courses on phonetics, civilization, and German literature, as well as courses focused on instruction and the teaching of curriculum to middle and secondary level students.

Online Graduate Certificate

Ideal for professionals pursuing careers in business, consumer services, education, mental and physical health, public policy, or social services.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Global Engagement Certificate is designed for College of Letters and Sciences undergraduate students pursuing degrees. The certificate helps develop global competencies through a combination of coursework and co-curriculum experiences.

Online Graduate Certificate

Explore advocacy, policy, and research to become a specialized health communication professional.

Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Do you have a passion for teaching current and relevant topics such as mental health, nutrition, fitness, sleep, sexual health, and drug safety? If so, UW-Whitewater's Health Education minor is right for you. Take courses on human health and performance, kinesiology, special education, and instruction/teaching curriculum to secondary level classrooms.

Minor

With a minor in Health Promotion, you will explore knowledge, attitudes, and experiences in differing health fields and learn how health education, health maintenance, and wellness affect various populations. Take courses related to kinesiology, exercise science, health in sport performance, and many more connected topics.

Master's

This field offers a wide array of opportunities, and completing a degree in Higher Education Leadership at UW-Whitewater will prepare you for a position of your choice in a higher education setting.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Engage in the stories of those who came before us. A major or minor in History will develop your critical thinking skills and unlock a fundamental understanding of human society. Learn how the past shapes us and can help you grow and adapt to the changing career opportunities in the modern world.

Major/Emphasis

Public history specifically offers training in skills to enhance a career in a museum, public history organization or other non-profit. You are required to do an internship, which will give you hands-on experience in the field.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

It has been said that those who don't understand history are bound to repeat it. Give next generation an education on the past in order to build the wisdom they will need for the future by pursuing a degree in History Education. Take courses on both national and international history, social studies education, international studies, middle and secondary level curriculum and instruction, and more.

Minor

Learn how to help others regarding their safety and social/emotional well-being with a minor in Human and Social Services. You will study the ins and outs of social work, humanities, and many forms of social sciences in order to prepare you for a career in aiding the public.

Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's

Prepare for a rewarding career in kinesiology and performance sciences with a major in Human Performance. Train for many health-related fields ranging from athletic training to physical therapy. You'll take courses on motor control, the structure and wellness of the human body, nutrition, exercise and sports studies, and much more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate

Gain knowledge and experience in key areas such as staffing, training and development, and labor-management relations. HR professionals help businesses and organizations function effectively by recruiting and selecting the right job candidates, training and developing employees, effectively handling employee relations, and promoting an ethical and collaborative environment.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

With an Individually Designed major or minor, you can work with an advisor to create the perfect program for you and your passions.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Now more than ever, businesses rely on technology for promotion, protection, and management, making technical skills among the most valuable traits in many different career fields. With a major or minor in information technology, you will take courses on business web design, data mining, business analytics, programming, and much more.

Major/Emphasis

The ability to use technology to collect and analyze financial data is extremely valuable within businesses. With this emphasis, you will take courses on agile project management, business process analytics, programming, and more, all preparing you to join a career path in high demand.

Major/Emphasis

Learn to use technology to communicate critical business management and financial decisions across the globe, as well as compile valuable data to craft a better business model. The courses you will take include global sourcing and transportation, supply chain and warehouse analytics, data mining, programming, database design, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Apply your cybersecurity knowledge to the business world, where skills are in the highest demand. With courses on subjects that combine the two fields, such as information management, network management and security, web server administration, business analysis, and more, you will be prepared for a career in the technological design and security of businesses.

Online Master's

Empowers you to design state of the art learning experiences and lead innovation in your ever-changing field.

Major/Emphasis

Sustainable business begins with an understanding of science paired with intelligent and environmentally-friendly production, marketing and services. Pave the way for both successful businesses and a better future through courses on strategic management, financial analysis, natural and social sciences, and much more.

Major/Emphasis

With an emphasis in water within the Integrated Science and Business major, learn about sustainable water consumption as well as pollution prevention and mitigation. You'll take courses on water law, business and financial ethics and social responsibility, aquatic biology, global-environmental challenges, and more.

Major/Emphasis

By combining the disciplines of science and business into one major, you will gain more knowledge about business and management issues than a typical science or engineering graduate, and have a broader understanding of science and technology than most business majors. Compete and prosper in the new technology-intensive, global marketplace.

Major/Emphasis

Freshwater has been called the oil of the 21st century. The proper management and protection of this precious natural resource will require well-prepare professionals who understand both the science and business of water.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Interdisciplinary Ethics certificate provides students a strong foundation in evaluative ethics, which seeks to reason why a given action might be right or moral. Students can investigate the ethical dimensions of personal or career-related interests including, but not limited to health care, the environment, sexual ethics, social justice, business, and media.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

The importance of a global understanding of business continues to grow, and employees with strong multicultural skills are in high demand within the business, marketing, and finance career fields. Gain these highly sought-after skills through a major or minor International Business. Take courses on international finance and economy, international law, cross-cultural communication, political geography, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Do you want to study abroad? Are you interested in international relations? With a major or minor in International Studies, students will focus on issues at the global level in foreign language and area studies, business, public diplomacy, and economics.

Online Graduate Certificate

Gain the knowledge and advanced skills needed to boost your career with an Investment Analysis graduate certificate.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Gain an understanding of Japan, its culture and the Japanese language. Explore Japanese history, politics, culture, literature, religion, society, geography, and gender and family relations.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Jazz, America’s own Classical music tradition, is a field with distinctive musical practices (particularly instrumental and vocal styles, and a rich art of improvisation).

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Today’s journalists do far more than gather and report the news. The 21st century demands journalism professionals be skilled writers, photographers, videographers, sound technicians, editors and producers.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

An advertising degree from UW-Whitewater will give you your best start in the ever-changing world of advertising. You will benefit from high-level instruction, coupled with industry expertise focused on building your skills.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

UW-Whitewater offers a well-rounded journalism major that will prepare you for multiple career paths, whether you want to be on the air, behind the scenes, or at the keyboard.

Major/Emphasis

Do you have a passion for world events? Want to travel the world and tell the stories of cultures around the globe? International Journalism is the career for you.

Minor

Pursue a minor in Latinx/Latin American Studies and examine issues of Latinidad (being/living Latinx) within the United States and in Latin America through multidisciplinary, domestic and transnational lenses that includes courses in history, geography, literature, anthropology, and women’s and gender studies, among others.

Minor

Through experiential and collaborative learning, this minor will allow students to grow to become leaders in either the Army, Air Force or civilian career fields. With courses focused on developing strong leadership skills, diversity understanding, and discussion of worldy issues, you will get the training you need for a military-related and/or leadership-oriented career.

Online Graduate Certificate

Focused on helping students to develop new programs and initiatives, prepare for leading learning technology units, and lead change in an organization.

Major/Emphasis, Minor
Certificate (Undergraduate)

The LGBTQ Studies certificate program is intended for students who would benefit from a thorough introduction to LGBTQ Studies from various disciplinary perspectives.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Experience college through a broad academic lens and purposeful interdisciplinary approach. Learn skills in writing, research, and communication, gain breadth of knowledge in arts, humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences, all through a lens of personal and social responsibility.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Engage with complex topics and discussions surrounding all facets of life, from what it means to be human to what is reality. Philosphy as a practice seeks to sharpen your ability to reason, grasp complex concepts, find connections between ideas and develop critical thinking.

Major/Emphasis

Pursue your interests in religion across the world as you immerse yourself in topics in history, culture, art, literature, government, and the humanities.

Minor

With a minor in Library Media for the K-12 age range, you will be given the training you need to be educators through literature, agents of change, and leaders within your school and community. Take courses focused on literature for youth, navigating digital media, curriculum design and instruction, and more!

Minor

A minor in Library Science will feature courses on subjects ranging from information organization, to children's literature and educational foundations, and give you the training you need for many different career paths such as librarian and information management specialist.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Be prepared to lead, advocate, and train individuals within a business setting. Take courses that develop your skills in a multitude of subjects such as human resource management, training and staffing, employee benefits, financial communication, occupational safety and health, database design, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Combine your desire to improve the health and safety of others with your interest in leadership and organization within a business. Study a variety of relevant topics within both the economic and healthcare worlds such as health communication, aging and health, staffing and training, nonprofit practice, business ethics, and more.

Minor

Have a natural knack for leading others and wish to turn that skill into a career? Then a Leadership Management minor is perfect for you. Take courses in organizational behavior, business ethics and social responsibilty, organizational change, international management, communication and marketing, human resource management, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Turn your interest in sports into a successful business career with a minor in Managing Sports Programs. Dive into the connection point between the recreational and professional aspects of sports through a financial management lens with courses on sports marketing, commercial recreation, professional services, training and developement, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Study nonprofit theory and practice with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management. You will take a variety of courses such as public policy analysis, leadership in management, negotiation strategies, sustainability management, and more.

Major/Emphasis

If you are a good organizer and a responsible leader, then an emphasis in Organization and Leadership Development may be perfect for you! Refine your communication and advocacy skills through courses on negotiation strategies, professional services entrepreneurship, problem solving in organizations, training and development, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate

Marketing is not just best pratices in selling products — it is the study of people and their needs and wants. Explore the side of business that is in direct communication with the consumers through courses on social media and content marketing, consumer behavior, sports marketing, digital marketing, sales negotiation, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate

Learn how the increased use of social media, online shopping, and artificial intelligence (AI) has affected consumer behavior through courses on a multitude of subjects, such as content marketing, experiential marketing, innovation and technology marketing, communication skills, logistics, and more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

People value immersive and meaningful experiences more than ever. Through courses on subjects such as digital marketing, sports marketing, arts marketing, sales management, communication studies, and more, you will be prepared for a career in supporting brands and consumers alike.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Take a refined approach to marketing for businesses and other professional organizations through courses on many subjects, such as retail management, principles of selling, sales team studies, digital marketing, and more.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Prepare yourself for professional and personal success in a media landscape that is noisy and seemingly overflowing with endless content and misinformation. Learn how to expertly navigate communication channels and the media industry.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Graduate Certificate

As a math student, you’ll gain an excellent foundation for all areas of science and engineering, and be able to solve problems from the ordinary to the sophisticated and technical. Mathematics is the language that expresses scientific and quantitative relationships and, at the same time, is a discipline with a structure and beauty of its own.

Minor

Students who major in another discipline, such as business or finance, and are interested in becoming an actuary, take the Actuarial Mathematics minor to gain the necessary background in calculus, probability, and statistics to prepare for the Society of Actuaries exam.

Major/Emphasis

Actuaries use mathematics and statistics to assess risk and measure uncertainty in various industries, especially insurance and finance. Students who pursue the Mathematics - Actuarial Science major emphasis or Actuarial Mathematics minor will take courses in calculus, probability, statistics, and financial mathematics to prepare for the Society of Actuaries exams.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Statisticians collect, analyze, and interpret real-world data to make informed decisions. Students who pursue the Mathematics - Statistics major emphasis or Statistics minor take courses in mathematics and statistics. They use industry-standard software and techniques to conduct independent statistical projects.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Have a knack for explaining mathematical concepts to others? A major in Mathematics Education will provide you with the proper training for a career as a licensed math teacher for middle level or high school level learners. The minor can train you to teach children at the elementary or secondary level the problem-solving skills that will last a lifetime.

Master's, Online Master's

Developing aspiring professionals to think globally, behave ethically, and lead innovation strategically.

Major/Emphasis

Making interactive content and engaging with others is at the heart of the Media Arts and Game Development program at UW-Whitewater — or MAGD, as we call it on campus.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Making interactive content and engaging with others is at the heart of the Media Arts and Game Development program at UW-Whitewater — or MAGD, as we call it on campus.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Making interactive content and engaging with others is at the heart of the Media Arts and Game Development program at UW-Whitewater — or MAGD, as we call it on campus.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Learn to produce original, creative digital content for interactive computer games, animation, special effects, 3D, motion graphics and more.

Minor

Analyze and examine the environment of the peoples, cultures, societies, literature, and the history and conflicts of the Middle East, through a minor in Middle Eastern studies.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Take courses that will prepare you for a bachelor's degree in music or strengthen your knowledge and skills in music.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

If you’re inspired to turn that passion into a career you love, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater could be the right place for you to prepare for a future of performance, composing, teaching or succeeding in another music-related role.

Minor

Experience the ways that audio and sound work across a range of media. Learn sound design and recording techniques in theatre, gaming, music, and communication.

Major/Emphasis

Make your voice heard - not only in song but in teaching the next generation of choral students. Help others share your love of singing with a degree in choral music education.

Major/Emphasis

From clarinet to cello, timpani to trombone, your passion for instrumental music knows no bounds. Turn that passion into a career you will love with an instrumental education degree from UW-Whitewater.

Major/Emphasis

Share your love of music with other through a career in instrumental performance. With performance opportunities through over 27 ensembles, you will be well-rehearsed for your future.

Minor

Instrumentalists and vocalists whose primary interest is in jazz performance will benefit from this jazz-centered program, which will enhance your technical and creative ability as a musician.

Major/Emphasis

Do you only feel at home with your fingers on the keys? Prepare for a career in keyboard performance at UW-Whitewater.

Minor

If you love musical theatre, this minor will help you develop acting, vocal technique, dance skills, and entrepreneurial savvy necessary for a career in the industry.

Major/Emphasis

The building blocks of music, theory and composition. Having a firm grip of these concepts is required to write the next beautiful piece of music. Start your theory and composition career at UW-Whitewater.

Major/Emphasis

Share your song with the world through a career in vocal performance. With numerous opportunities to learn and perform, your passion for music will become a future you love.

Major/Emphasis

Spread your love of music to the next generation with a degree in Music Education at UW-Whitewater. With courses focused on musical aspects, such as aural skills, performance, and music history, combined with courses on curriculum and instruction, you wil be well prepared to teach.

Post-Baccalaureate

This is a program for students who have already received music degrees who seek licensure or additional licensure to teach music in public schools.

Major/Emphasis

Spread your love of music to the next generation. If you love what music has done for you, you can teach others to share that passion with a degree in music education from UW-Whitewater.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Designed for students who wish to attend graduate school in Musicology/Music History or for students who want a more in-­‐depth background in Music History beyond the basic survey. Students who complete this Certificate will have 4-­‐5 major papers for their portfolios, experiences in advanced research techniques, and more extensive background in cultural studies, critical theory, and world music.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

Designed for students who wish to attend graduate school in Music Theory or for students who want a more in-­‐depth background in Music Theory beyond the basic survey. Students who complete this Certificate will have several major papers, compositions, and arrangements for their portfolios, experiences in advanced research techniques, and more extensive background in musical analysis.

Associate, Major/Emphasis, Pre-Professional

Become a nurse through this accredited program that places Edgewood College’s nursing program in Rock County, complete with a full faculty and an innovative healthcare curriculum that integrates classroom instruction with hands-on clinical and simulation experiences.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Prepare for a career in protecting those in the workforce, as well as protecting the environment during this modern era of technological development. Take courses on many different safety, business, and science-related topics, such as accident prevention, design for safety, environmental law, labor management, public safety and health, and much more.

Major/Emphasis

The construction of new buildings, roads, and other infrastructure is vitally important to our world, and so is the safety of those who are tasked with doing so. Take courses on occupational safety management, construction safety, and accident prevention, safety analysis and design, human resources, and more, preparing you for a successful career.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

A clean and healthy environment is essential to a good quality of life for all. Learn how to properly protect land and water from harm due to business expansion and waste, through courses on environmental law, hazardous materials management, water and air pollution, and more.

Online Graduate Certificate

Master written communication, research competency and more as you hone your expertise in managing relationships with internal constituencies and explore the nuances of organizational structure.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Paralegal Certificate is designed for students who are interested in careers as paralegals or legal assistants and includes courses in case law, legal research and writing, and a legal internship.

Minor

If you have a passion for discussing abstract ideas surrounding the human experience and existence, consider a minor in Philosophy Education. Take courses on contemporary moral issues, ancient Greek philosophy, logic, secondary education and curriculum, and much more, which will prepare you for teaching students to analyze knowledge and to think critically.

Online Graduate Certificate, Post-Baccalaureate

In this online program, you will learn about basic education principles, how to build a PE Curriculum, how to teach in and manage a gym space, and skills and strategies for many different sports, games, and athletic activities. In just a few semesters, you can have your Wisconsin Physical Education Teaching License and be on your way to creating a healthier tomorrow for your students.

Major/Emphasis

Get licensed to teach physical education and health in Wisconsin to children from the ages of kindergarten to 12th grade. Courses will explore special education, motor skills, kinesiology, exercise psychology, wellness, curriculum and more.

Minor

Physical science expertise can help pave the way to several career choices, including engineering, technology, animal management, urban planning and other environmental careers.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

In a natural science like physics that looks at everything from subatomic particles to galaxies and beyond, the basic laws are universal and many everyday technologies result from discoveries of basic physical principles. Find challenging, exciting, and productive careers such as acoustics, astronomy and astrophysics, quantum and particle physics, engineering, geophysics, and optics.

Major/Emphasis

Earn two bachelor's degrees! In this emphasis you'll gain an excellent foundation in physics and an engineering field of your choice — civil, electrical, industrial, materials or mechanical engineering.

Major/Emphasis

Planning to go to grad school? We'll prepare you to confidently enter a master’s degree or Ph.D. program in physics in areas such as astronomy, engineering, computer science, and medicine.

Minor

There are elements of physics in fields from computers and technology to power and energy. You can help students begin a path that can lead to numerous career choices with a physics education minor at UW-Whitewater.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Take courses on engineering and technology's relation to physics, secondary level education and curriculum, mathematics, and science education, preparing you to help students begin a path that can lead to numerous career choices, from computers and technology to power and energy.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

Be part of the next generation of citizens equipped with knowledge of the law, politics and current affairs in world events. Gain understanding of political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, and processes. A background in political science can lead to careers in government, law, public service, or business.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

In this program, you will study subjects such as the legislative process, secondary education and curriculum, political theory, international relations, history and more, giving you the knowledge and training to educate future politically literate and empowered citizens.

Certificate (Undergraduate), Pre-Professional

With a certificate in pre-athletic training, students will engage in courses and hands-on learning in heath, biology, sports, nutrition, exercise, and performance.

Pre-Professional

Taking pre-business courses on the Rock County campus will prepare you to move to the Whitewater campus — where you’ll find an AACSB-accredited college of business that’s the biggest in the state — or transfer to another university of your choice.

Pre-Professional

Want to become a professional in dental and oral health? With a certificate in pre-dentistry, you will be prepared for dental programs, studying human anatomy and chemistry to gain a strong foundation in this field that is critical to overall wellness.

Pre-Professional

Taking pre-education courses on the Rock County campus will prepare you to move on to the Whitewater campus — which graduates more accredited teachers than any other college in the state — or transfer to another university of your choice.

Pre-Professional

Taking pre-health courses on the Rock County campus will prepare you for the Collaborative Nursing BSN program with Edgewood College or other health-related degrees on the Whitewater campus or another university of your choice.

Pre-Professional

Is medical school in your future? With this certificate, you will be on your way to becoming a doctor or health professional, gathering the necessary knowledge needed to understand human anatomy and processes of chemistry.

Pre-Professional

With a certificate in pre-optometry, students will prepare for the next steps in becoming optometrists, establishing foundations in human anatomy, the visual system and the eye’s associated structures.

Pre-Professional

Prepare for the next step in becoming a physical therapist, helping injured and ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. Students will take courses that may be required for admission to physical therapy school, learning about biology, the biomechanics of sport and exercise, health psychology, illness and medicine.

Pre-Professional

Prepare for the next step in becoming a medical provider licensed to diagnose and treat illness and disease, while studying human anatomy, biochemistry, and microbiology.

Pre-Professional

Pave your path to becoming a veterinary student and future veterinarian, studying animal physiology and biochemistry, while you prevent, diagnose and treat diseases in animals of all types, from family pets to farm livestock and zoo animals.

Online Graduate Certificate

Focuses on qualifying students in instructional design and becoming learning technology professionals that can produce dynamic, engaging, and effective learning experiences.

Minor

Hone and advance your Spanish skills in preparation for a professional career, from business to law to healthcare.

Master's

Develop skills and knowledge in three core areas: research, practice and professional voice through a sequence of courses and individually guided activities culminating in a substantial capstone project.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The undergraduate Professional Writing and Editing certificate helps students in all majors and with all career goals advance their abilities to write clearly and effectively.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Certificate (Undergraduate)

Every industry — from business, to government, to education, to the arts and beyond — is in need of writers who can develop, create, edit and publish clear and compelling written content and communications.

Online Graduate Certificate

Professionals with bachelor’s degrees can gain knowledge, experience, and a solid foundation for managing projects.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Pursuing a degree in psychology will help you learn to understand the social and biological bases of behavior. Students will gain the essential abilities to reason with purpose and will always be intellectually curious, learning critical thinking skills that will be valuable to their careers and daily lives.

Minor

Adding a minor in psychology to your business major is a powerful combination that will equip you to understand people and how and why they think and act.

Minor

Future high school teachers will benefit greatly by adding a minor in psychology to their education major. Enhance your psychological understanding and hone research skills as you prepare to teach and mentor the next generation.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Help students understand their own behavior, emotions, and brain anatomy while studying those in others. You will take courses on subjects ranging from special education and secondary education/curriculum to emotion perception and psychopathology, all preparing you for a successful career as a Psychology educator.

Minor

Learn to help shape political agendas and drive positive change in multiple areas of life. If you’re interested in public service or careers in government or affiliated organizations, a minor in public administration might be the right step for you.

Minor

The COVID-19 pandemic illustrated the critical importance of public health infrastructure to people and society. From physical to mental health, to communications and socio-economic issues, learn best practices to foster public health programs and promote healthy, prosperous communities.

Major/Emphasis

Analyze community problems and influence lawmaking at the local, state and federal levels. Students in this major will gain a foundation in business, economics and political science, and be able to specialize in concentrations of: criminal justice and legal affairs, management and personnel, public policy and community development.

Minor

Foster cultural awareness, intellectual growth and critical thinking on the issues of race and ethnicity. In this minor, students will be provided opportunities to become more understanding, appreciative and respectful of themselves and those perceived as different. Strive to create an inclusive, diverse space where everyone can work to develop their full potential.

Minor

Help people get more out of their leisure time by teaching activities at places such as parks, pools, gymnasiums, or trails. With this minor, you will take courses on subjects such as diversity within instruction, human performance studies, kinesiology, sports and exercise studies, and more.

Online Master's, Online Graduate Certificate

Provides you an opportunity to pursue a course of study that will qualify you for licensure as a School Business Manager in Wisconsin.

Master's

The School Psychology program is a three-year, full-time sequence of coursework and field experiences that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to become school psychologists. In the second year, students begin the Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S) sequence, known as the practicum year.

Online Graduate Certificate

Master messaging, technology and strategy to influence your audience.

Minor

In this minor, you will take courses on national and international history, psychology, geography, education and curriculum, as you prepare to teach topics in social studies to elementary school children.

Major/Emphasis, Master's

If you’re passionate about dedicating your life to improving the lives of others, then perhaps a social work path is where you belong. With 37 credit hours of concentrated studies in social work and an in-depth field placement experience with a community agency, this program will leave you with a solid foundation for a successful and rewarding career.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

In sociology, you will gain a better understanding of the development, structure, and functioning of societies, while focusing on society, patterns of social interaction, human social behavior, the aspects of culture that correspond to everyday life and the reasons behind them.

Major/Emphasis

Gain a more worldly understanding of society and social systems by exploring topics in sociology, history, politics, economics and religion in places in Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

To make a positive difference in society, it's important to understand how it works. You can provide that education to the next generation with a Sociology Education degree from UW-Whitewater. With this major, you will take courses on many subjects including the sociology of news and the mass media, gender, racial, and religious sociology, secondary education, and much more.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Learn one of the most prevalent languages in the United States and the world. Fluency in Spanish will unlock multiple careers as a teacher, translator, and travel agent, not to mention your skills will be incredibly marketable, from business to government to nonprofits. ¿Estás listo?

Major/Emphasis, Minor

Learning a new language is a priceless experience for children's growing minds. Be the person who encourages this growth with a Spanish Education major. UW-Whitewater will provide you with courses on Spanish phonetics, civilization, and literature, as well as middle and secondary education/curriculum, properly preparing you for a career in teaching Spanish.

Major/Emphasis, Online Bachelor's, Online Master's

One of the most in-demand disciplines is special education. Our programs will prepare you for working with individuals with exceptional educational needs (EEN), from birth to adulthood, with courses on working with parents of students with EEN, inclusive curriculum and instruction, behavior and academic intervention, and much more.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Sports Communication Certificate helps prepare students for a wide variety of in-demand jobs related to sports journalism/broadcasting and sports promotion. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 6% growth from 2020-2030 for reporters, journalists, and news analysts.

Minor

Well-suited for students wishing to focus on the business side of the sports industry, the Sports Management minor includes courses on recreation management, kinesiology in sports, comercial recreation, and more.

Online Graduate Certificate

Strategy, influence, research and messaging become your domain in contexts such as advertising, public relations, and crisis communication as you elevate your career to become a global communication practitioner.

Minor

Our program helps students who want to become professional strength and conditioning coaches, as well as those who are interested in sport coaching, personal training, athletic training, or physical therapy. With courses focused on kinesiology, exercise science, nutrition, and more, a minor in Strength and Conditioning will prepare you for a successful career in helping people push the limits and practice personal wellness.

Certificate (Undergraduate)

The Substance Use Foundations Certificate will cover content areas that are infused with information and application to practice that is responsive to the characteristics of individual, group, family, and couple clients and significant others seeking substance use disorder treatment.

Major/Emphasis, Minor, Online Bachelor's

A successful career in supply chain management requires many current in-demand skills, such as proficiency in technology use, data and math analysis, an understanding of international business, and much more. The program will train you through courses such as production systems, global supply chains, econometrics, international communication, and finance management.

Major/Emphasis

Study the function and development of production systems all around the world by taking courses such as global communications and sourcing, sustainable operations, project management, business process integration, and more.

Major/Emphasis

Study the data collection and analysis side of supply chain management. Through courses on a multitude of business and communication-related subjects, such as global sourcing, business analytics, purchasing management, supply chain analytics, and more, you will be prepared for a career in understanding and adapting to production statistics.

Major/Emphasis

Become the leading force in the creation of business projects. With this specific emphasis, you will take courses on a multitude of subjects, such as logistics and production systems, business organization tools and techniques, sustainable operations, global communications, and more.

Minor

English as a second language (ESL) and Bilingual-Bicultural Education are exciting and rapidly growing fields in need of many dedicated and well-prepared teachers. With our minor, take courses focused on integrating inclusive cultural and linguistic knowledge into the elementary and high school curriculum of your future classroom.

Major/Emphasis, Minor

In the UW-Whitewater Theatre and Dance program, everyone has a chance to learn everything from the front of the house to behind the scenes. 

Major/Emphasis

Outstanding productions require creative and technical experts who can bring the atmosphere of a stage to life.

Major/Emphasis

You're never happier than when you're in the spotlight. Turn your passion into a career in theatre performance with a degree from UW-Whitewater.

Major/Emphasis

A successful theatre show requires more than just great acting. It requires talent behind the scenes, managing all the aspects of ensuring the show runs smoothly. Learn the finer points of stage management with hands-on experience at UW-Whitewater.