Residents of Central Wisconsin have the opportunity to earn four University of Wisconsin Bachelor's degrees right here in Wausau, by attending classes offered at UWMC. The degrees offered are:
All of the programs offer convenient nighttime classes for working students. The curriculum is taught by faculty through a combination of face-to-face meetings, distance education classes, and on-line computer courses. On-campus academic advising and access to local support services, such as library resources and computer laboratories are important benefits of the programs. Local advisors are Lori Brandt, American Studies and Business Administration; and Deborah Allar, Nursing degree.
The UWSP Business Administration major combines courses form the areas of business administration, economics, and accounting to provide students with a strong foundation of business skills. Faculty work with students to help build functional knowledge in each student's area of interest and expertise, and skills in adaptability and teamwork that help build effective business professionals. Please contact Lori Brandt at (715) 261-6229 for more information, or visit the UWSP Business at UWMC website.
Students interested in a wide variety of professional fields can take advantage of the UWSP American Studies major. This interdisciplinary, liberal arts-based major provides students with a solid foundation of problem solving skills, written and oral communication skills as well as the critical thinking skills necessary for employment in a wide variety of occupational fields. Courses from nearly 20 different fields of study are offered. Students are able to choose from two tracts of focus; business or social sciences and liberal arts. Please contact Lori Brandt at (715) 261-6229 for more information, or see the UWSP Collaborative Degree Program website.
Registered Nurses can complete a UW-Oshkosh Nursing bachelor's degree at UWMC. Nurses holding an Associate degree and RNs holding a diploma in nursing from a three-year nursing program are eligible for up to 60 pre-earned credits. Clinical experiences are set up in home communities. Please contact Deborah Allar at (715) 261-6293 for more information.
All programs utilize UWMC course offerings to help students meet their general education requirements while delivering needed upper level course work from the respective four-year colleges on the UWMC campus.