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Taking the next step

Whether you are planning on continuing your education right after you graduate or you want to come back after years in the professional world, UW-Eau Claire offers a supportive environment where you can complete a high-quality graduate program. The College of Arts and Sciences has four graduate programs available through a variety of departments.


Master of Arts in History

This master’s degree serves an important role in training future historians for research, teaching, museum work, and public service. The MA in History is a 30 to 33-credit degree that emphasizes small reading and discussion seminars.

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Public history students are creating new, unconventional tours to help tell the stories of local historic homes in Eau Claire.

Master of Arts in History - Public History

The public history master's degree is a 30-33 credit program that prepares students for a wide range of career options by familiarizing them with museum work, historic preservation, archives and other public history subfields.

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School Psychologist working with young patient.

Educational Specialist Degree Program in School Psychology

The educational specialist degree program in school psychology is a three-year program that prepares students to practice school psychology in public schools. The program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.

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Blugolds Nicolas Larson (left) and Lance Tanel started a new student organization that focuses on the growing field of data analytics.

Master of Science in Data Science

Our MS in data science is a fully online degree program intended for students who wish to become data scientists. Designed with input from industry leaders, the program offers a multidisciplinary curriculum made up of 12 courses.

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Graduate certificate programs

Graduate student resources

Whether you're a new or returning Blugold, we want to make sure you find everything you need to know about our graduate programs. Here are a few resources that will help.