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Health Promotion and Human Development - Graduate Programs


Marsha Larson, Graduate Coordinator in HPHD
Room 236, College of Professional Studies Building
Phone: 715-346-4968
Email: hphd@uwsp.edu OR mlarson@uwsp.edu
Web: www.uwsp.edu/hphd/Pages/graduateDegrees/default.aspx


Abbreviations
COL - Community & Organizational Leadership
FCS = Family and Consumer Sciences
FN = Food and Nutrition

HD = Human Development
HP/W = Health Promotion/Wellness

You may earn the MS degree in Community & Organizational Leadership or the MS degree in Nutritional Sciences. In both programs you have an opportunity for graduate teaching and research assistantships as well as for in-depth community practitioner experiences.

Admission to the Program - Community & Organizational Leadership Graduate

For Community & Organizational Leadership you need:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above (based on a 4.0 scale). We may grant probationary status if you have a GPA below 2.75.
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae detailing your professional experience.
  3. A letter of intent detailing your background qualifications, career goals, and how this program fits into your future professional plans. Professional writing ability will be evaluated based on your submitted documents.
  4. GRE (Graduate Record Exam).

Admission to Candidacy for Community & Organizational Leadership Graduate Program

Admission to candidacy (program planning) does not occur until after you have applied and are accepted into the Community & Organizational graduate program at UW-Stevens Point. Once admitted, you will consult with your adviser to prepare a proposed program of study. Acceptance as a candidate occurs when your graduate committee has approved your Program of Study.

To be accepted as a candidate:

  1. Complete no more than 9 credits of graduate work from UW-Stevens Point. Transfer credits may apply toward completion of your degree, but they are not included in consideration for admission to candidacy. You may apply earlier, but you should be admitted to the program and meet with your adviser before you have completed 9 graduate credits.
  2. Remove any academic deficiencies and/or complete all subject matter prerequisites.
  3. Maintain at least a 3.0 (B) grade point average in all your graduate work.
  4. Receive approval for your Program of Study.

Admission to the Program - Nutritional Sciences Graduate

For Nutritional Sciences you need:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college and an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above (based on a 4.0 scale). We may grant probationary status if you have a GPA below 2.75.
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. A letter of intent detailing your background qualifications, career goals, and how this program fits into your future professional plans.
  4. GRE (Graduate Record Exam).

Admission to Candidacy for Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program

Admission to candidacy (program planning) does not occur until after you have applied and are accepted into the Nutritional Sciences graduate program at UW-Stevens Point. Once admitted, you will consult with your adviser to prepare a proposed program of study. Acceptance as a candidate occurs when your graduate adviser has approved your Program of Study.

To be accepted as a candidate:

  1. Complete no more than 9 credits of graduate work from UW-Stevens Point. Transfer credits may apply toward completion of your degree, but they are not included in consideration for admission to candidacy. You may apply earlier, but you should be admitted to the program and meet with your adviser before you have completed 9 graduate credits.
  2. Remove any academic deficiencies and/or complete all subject matter prerequisites.
  3. Maintain at least a 3.0 (B) grade point average in all your graduate work.
  4. Receive approval for your Program of Study.

Programs

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