Feb 18, 2020  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
    
Spring 2020 Catalog

Health Promotion and Human Development - Graduate Programs


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Annie Wetter, Graduate Coordinator in HPHD
Room 240A, College of Professional Studies Building
Phone: 715-346-2108
Email: hphd@uwsp.edu OR awetter@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
HPW = Health Promotion/Wellness

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

Child Life Specialist Preparation Graduate Certificate

Contact: Becky Konietzki
Room 242A, College of Professional Studies
Phone: 715-346-3233
Email: BKonietz@uwsp.edu

Description: This certificate is ideal for those seeking to become certified as Child Life Specialists and complete the academic preparation portion of their training. Using the national Association of Chld Life Professionals (ACLP) academic eligibility requirements as a guide, this certificate encompasses six of the 10 required course content areas. Each of the courses in our program have been pre-approved by ACLP helping to expedite child life course verification as part of the eligibility assessment requirements needed to qualify to sit for the national examination.

This certificate by itself does not qualify participants to work or identify themselves as a Certified Child Life Specialist It is designed to assist in meeting the mandatory academic requirements designated by ACLP. Additional requirements are needed such as courses in four additional content areas (Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Ethics, Research), volunteer hours in and out of medical settings, practicum(s), internship(s), and completion of the national exam. See the national ACLP website at childlife.org for a comprehensive list of all requirements to become an official Certified Child Life Specialist.

Admission to the Program - Community & Organizational Leadership, M.S. - Graduate Program

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, M.S. - 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.

Community and Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate

Description: The Community and Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate is open to graduate students (except COL MS students) interested in leading positive change in community. The COL Graduate Certificate is offered 100% online and builds skills in collaborative leadership and management, evidence-based program planning and evaluation, and effective grant writing.

Admission to the Program -  Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems Graduate

For Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems 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 Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems Graduate Program

Admission to candidacy (program planning) does not occur until after you have applied and are accepted into the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems 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.

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