​Professional Associate Degrees

Associate degree courses prepare students to complete bachelor’s degrees. An associate degree from UW-Stevens Point at Wausau or Marshfield guarantees transfer to other UW institutions with all lower-division general education requirements completed. The transition is seamless to UW-Stevens Point’s main campus for a bachelor’s degree:

Human Services

  • Provides framework for professional practice in human services
  • Coursework applies to requirements for a B.S. in psychology, sociology or social work
  • Two-year graduation plan (PDF) 

Leadership and Project Management

  • Provides introduction to core concepts related to managing people and projects
  • Coursework applies to a B.S. in business administration or management
  • Two-year graduation plan (PDF)


  • Provides engineering fundamentals coursework
  • Coursework applies to B.S. in electrical, manufacturing, and mechanical engineering programs
  • Two-year graduation plan 

For more information, contact the UW-Stevens Point Office of Admissions and Recruitment at admiss@uwsp.edu or 715-346-4144.

Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)

The Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree is the foundation for many college majors and for the bachelor's degree. The AAS degree provides a two-year, general education liberal arts-based academic program with training in the fine arts and humanities, mathematical and natural sciences, and social sciences.

The AAS degree is a foundation for many majors in the University of Wisconsin System and is generally accepted by other University of Wisconsin System institutions as fulfilling the university-wide general education breadth requirements. Students may earn the Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree with Emphasis.

Please see the Academic Advising page for degree planning help.