The College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to the development of professionals who are lifelong learners, creators of knowledge, and leaders of character and integrity. Responding to the changing needs within our global society, our programs prepare professionals to actively engage in an open democratic society inclusive of diverse populations. As a premier center for global learning, the College's focus on depth of learning and academic excellence provides our students with the requisites to be leaders dedicated to change in their communities.
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Prepares professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs.
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.
Combine your love for art with your love for teaching. We offer a comprehensive program that prepares you for a career teaching art to students from kindergarten through high school.
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.
Share your passion for biology with the next generation. At UW-Whitewater, you will be prepared through a strong foundation in biology as well as classroom skills to build your career in education as a teacher.
If you would like to teach business or marketing, we have the program for you. With the longest-running business education program in the United States, you will receive the education you need to start your career on the right foot.
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.
Lead the next generation of athletes with a minor in coaching that prepares you for managing a team, from in-game action to sideline mentorship to athlete development.
If your goal is the help people through speech pathology or audiology, the program at UW-Whitewater is your best start. The comprehensive program we offer will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
Learn how to manage, coach, and organize community and children's sports, as well as the fundamentals of leisure and recreation.
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.
The Counselor Education Program at UW-Whitewater provides graduate-level training, preparing students to counsel in a variety of clinical or school settings.
From behavioral strategies to working with students’ parents, a comprehensive minor in special education focused on disability can equip you for success in a high-demand field.
This online certificate prepares professionals with undergraduate degrees in education or related fields to provide intensive reading intervention based on the science of reading.
With a degree in Early Child Care and Education, you can help young children (age birth to three) prepare for their future learning. Our comprehensive program builds the unique skills necessary to succeed in your career.
With a degree in Early Childhood Education, you can help young children (age birth to three) prepare for their future learning. Our comprehensive program builds the unique skills necessary to succeed in your career.
Earning a teaching degree in economics is key to helping students understand the inner workings of the world economy and how it will affect day to day life.
The Early Childhood through Adolescence program prepares you to teach all ages, from grades K-12, in Wisconsin public schools.
If you desire to teach Kindergarten through ninth grade, the Elementary Education program is what you need. You will learn the skills needed to succeed in elementary education and lead to your state licensure.
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.
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.
Gives students key skills in understanding current trends, research skills to explore effectiveness of learning technologies, and experience working with emerging learning technologies.
Do you have a way with words? If so, you can help others by pursuing a degree in English Education. With a variety of pathways to choose from, you can create the career you want.
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.
Learn how to design learning experiences in today's world in various settings and understand instructional design theories, practices, models and learner needs.
Help students build a broader view of their world by pursuing a geography education degree. Where in the world should you do that? UW-Whitewater of course!
Be confident in your ability to teach and discuss up-to-date and relevant topics in mental health, mental illness, nutrition, fitness, sleep, sex and drugs.
A minor in Health Promotion explores knowledge, attitudes and experiences in differing health fields. Students will learn how health promotion, health education, health maintenance and wellness affect various professional populations.
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.
It has been said that those who don't understand history are bound to repeat it. Give the next generation the wisdom they will need for the future by pursuing a degree in history education.
Prepare for a rewarding career in fields based on kinesiology and performance sciences. This is your start toward a career in anything from athletic training to physical therapy.
Empowers you to design state of the art learning experiences and lead innovation in your ever-changing field.
Through experiential and collaborative learning, students will grow to become leaders in either the Army, Air Force or civilian career fields.
Focused on helping students to develop new programs and initiatives, prepare for leading learning technology units, and lead change in an organization.
A library media specialist serves the needs of schools and public libraries to be information specialists, teachers, instructional partners, administrators, change agents and leaders.
A minor in library science will prepare you for a variety of careers - from librarian to knowledge management specialist.
The education and experience you gain will add up to a career as a licensed mathematics teacher for middle level or high school level learners.
Music has always been a part of your life, always defined who you are. If you’re inspired to turn that passion into a career you love, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the right place for you to prepare for a future of performance, composing, teaching or succeeding in another music-related role.
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.
After completing this program, you will be licensed to teach health, physical education and adapted physical education in Wisconsin to children from kindergarten to grade 12.
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 major at UW-Whitewater.
Focuses on qualifying students in instructional design and becoming learning technology professionals that can produce dynamic, engaging, and effective learning experiences.
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.
With a psychology education degree from UW-Whitewater, you can help students understand their own behavior, emotions, and thought while studying those in others.
Everyone loves their leisure time. If you want to help people get more out of it through organizing, managing, or teaching activities at places like parks, pools, gymnasiums, or trails, a degree in recreation leisure studies may be right for you.
To make a 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.
One of the most in-demand disciplines in education is that of special education. This program prepares professionals for working with persons with exceptional educational needs (EEN), from birth to adulthood.
The Sport Management minor is well-suited for students focused on the business side of the sports industry.
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.
English as a scond language (ESL) and Bilingual-Bicultural Education are exciting and rapidly growing fields in need of many dedicated and well-prepared teachers.
Learn everything from the front of the house to behind the scenes of a theatre production in a hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach.
Prepares educators, independent living professionals, and Transition specialists to work effectively with gifted adolescents and young adults.
As the world has grown smaller, the importance of fluency in world languages has only grown. At UW-Whitewater, your love of languages will be encouraged and fostered to serve you well into the future.
|Program||Type||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Adaptive Education Licensure||Minor|
|Art Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Biology Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet|
|Biology Education - Biology Cell/Physiology||Emphasis||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Biology Education - Biology Ecology/Field||Emphasis||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|BUSINESS EDUCATION||Major||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Business Education - Business & Marketing Education Comprehensive||Emphasis|
|Business Education - Business and Computer Science Education Comprehensive||Emphasis||Four Year Plan|
|Chemistry Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Communication Sciences and Disorders||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Early Child Care and Education||Major||Factsheet|
|Early Child Care and Education - Leadership Emphasis Non-Licensure (BA/BS)||Emphasis|
|Early Child Care and Education - Teaching Emphasis Non-Licensure (BA/BS)||Emphasis|
|Early Childhood Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Economics Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Elementary/Middle Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Elementary/Middle Education - Dual Licensure: Adaptive Education||Emphasis||Four Year Plan|
|Elementary/Middle Education - Dual Licensure: Bilungual/Bicultural & ESL||Emphasis||Four Year Plan|
|Elementary/Middle Education - Social Justice Literacy||Emphasis||Four Year Plan|
|Elementary/Middle Education - STEAM/STEM||Emphasis||Four Year Plan|
|English Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|French Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|General Science Elementary Education||Minor||Factsheet|
|Geography Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Geography Elementary Education||Minor||Factsheet|
|German Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Health Education||Minor||Learning Outcomes|
|Health Promotion||Minor||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|History Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|History Education Honors||Emphasis|
|Human Performance||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan|
|Leadership and Military Science||Minor|
|Library Media K-12||Minor|
|Mathematics Education||Major||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Mathematics Minor - Elementary Education||Minor||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Mathematics Minor - Secondary Education||Minor||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Physical Education - Health Education and Adapted PE||Emphasis||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Physics Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Political Science Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Psychology Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Recreation Leisure Studies||Minor||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies and Elementary Education||Minor||Factsheet|
|Social Studies Broadfield||Major / Emphasis||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - Economics I||Emphasis||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - Geography||Emphasis||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - History||Emphasis||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - Political Science||Emphasis||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - Psychology I||Emphasis||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Social Studies Broadfield - Sociology||Emphasis||Factsheet||Learning Outcomes|
|Sociology Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Spanish Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|
|Special Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan|
|Sport Management||Minor||Learning Outcomes|
|Strength and Conditioning||Minor||Learning Outcomes|
|Teaching English as a Second Language||Minor|
|Teaching English as a Second Language for Adults||Minor|
|Teaching English as a Second Language/Bilingual-Bicultural||Minor|
|Theatre Education||Major / Minor||Factsheet||Four Year Plan||Learning Outcomes|