Admission Process and Requirements
Only complete application packets will be reviewed. A complete packet of materials includes:
Apply for graduate study
The items above can be submitted in any order. Don't hesitate to take the next step. Have questions? Contact Prof. Annie Wetter, graduate program coordinator, at
at UW-Stevens Point by submitting a UWSP
Graduate Student Application
, application fee, and official transcripts to the
Graduate Admissions Office
is required for the master's degree programs.
Strong applicants will have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or above (based on a 4.0 scale), however probationary status may be granted for students with a GPA below 2.75.
letter of intent
- A letter of intent detailing your background qualifications, professional development, educational and career goals, and how this program fits into your future professional plans. Please provide specific examples.
- A current resume or curriculum vitae detailing your professional post-baccalaureate work experience.
The School of Health Sciences and Wellness does not conditionally admit international students for graduate study.
International students should contact the
International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)
to apply for non-conditional graduate admission.
online programs are not eligible for F-1 student visas. Homeland
Security has determined that one does not need to be physically present
in the U.S. to study in a fully online program. As a result, UWSP cannot
offer F-1 status for enrollment in our Community and Organizational
Leadership or Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems master’s programs.
Graduate Special Status
If you wish to take graduate courses but do not wish to pursue a master’s degree at UW-Stevens Point, you may
register as a student with graduate special status. To attend UW-Stevens Point as a student with graduate special status, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. You do not need to complete a formal application process. You will be granted graduate special status when you register for classes.
As a graduate special student you can enroll in graduate-level courses and receive graduate credit for teacher certification requirements or for personal enrichment. A maximum of 9 credits can apply toward a master’s degree provided they are approved by your adviser and fit within the seven-year time period.
If you decide to pursue a master’s degree, it is in your best interest to change your status to graduate regular as soon as possible.