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Education designed with the future in mind

At UW-Eau Claire, developing relevant academic programs and exceptional courses drives us. Our collaboration with Mayo Clinic Health System prepares Blugolds to become well-rounded and gives them tools to improve health care and the world around them. If you want to make a difference, you will receive unmatched preparation to do just that. Whether it’s a new major in bioinformatics that blends health care and computer science or creating new programs that improve life in rural communities, we’re working toward a better, brighter world. When you’re a Blugold, you get to be a leader of that transformation. 

Undergraduate programs

  1. Behavior Analysis, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    In a program rarely offered to undergraduate students, you will learn how to help individuals who have autism, developmental disabilities, head injuries and substance-abuse disorders.

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  2. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our biochemistry and molecular biology degree puts you at the forefront of innovation. Participate in collaborative research, train on leading-edge technology and gain real-world experience from expert faculty.

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  3. Bioinformatics, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Learn the science of storing, extracting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and using biological data with a bachelor's degree in bioinformatics.

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  4. Biology, BA or BS Program type: Major; Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Grounded in research with top-notch faculty and experiential learning opportunities, our biology degree is unrivaled at other undergraduate institutions in this region. Find your passion, choose your path and start making a difference.

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  5. Biology - Microbiology Emphasis, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Uncover groundbreaking ways to improve our health and the environment through the study of bacteria, viruses, parasites, yeasts and mold. Discover the many microbes that make life on earth possible, and gain the necessary knowledge to solve the unique problems revolving around them.

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  6. Biomedical Engineering, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Help address the increasing demand for biomedical solutions, particularly relating to the health care needs of an aging U.S. population, with a degree in biomedical engineering.

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  7. BSN Completion Program, BSN Program type: Major Delivery: Online
    Students in UW-Eau Claire's BSN degree-completion program

    Take patient care — and your career — to the next level with our RN to BSN program.

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  8. Chemistry, BA or BS Program type: Major; Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our bachelor's degree in chemistry is grounded in research, and provides real-world learning opportunities unrivaled at other undergraduate institutions in this region. The future is bright for Blugold chemists — what will you discover?

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  9. Chemistry with Business Emphasis, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    This unique major combines the studies of chemistry and business to provide you with a solid foundation in the chemistry field and a rudimentary understanding of the principles of commerce. Work on groundbreaking research alongside expert faculty and renowned community partners, all while preparing for business careers in the chemical industry and other technology-driven enterprises.

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  10. Chemistry, ACS Certified, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our chemistry, ACS certified degree is designed for students interested in working as practicing chemists. Explore countless opportunities for experimentation and discovery, and join research projects with our expert faculty. The program is proudly certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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  11. Chemistry, ACS Certified - Biochemistry Emphasis, BA or BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our chemistry, ACS certified - biochemistry emphasis is designed for students interested in both chemistry and the biological sciences. Graduates enter the working world with real-world experience and exceptional career preparation. The program is proudly certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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  12. Child Welfare Program type: Certificate Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Become an effective advocate for children who are victims or survivors of child abuse. Our child welfare certificate is beneficial for those who wish to work in areas such as child protective services, foster care or adoption.

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  13. Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Learn how to diagnose, treat and support those with communication, cognitive and swallowing challenges through a comprehensive and diverse curriculum. Our renowned CSD program will help you learn how to evaluate and best assist individuals across a variety of ages and disorders, helping you launch into careers like speech-language pathology and audiology.

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  14. Environmental Public Health, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our EHAC-accredited environmental public health program will teach you about the biological, chemical and physical hazards that exist in our environment and what you can do to help. With the growing world population and climate change, environmental public health majors are in high demand.

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  15. Exercise Science, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Prepare to enter the world of health promotion, strength and conditioning, personal training and fitness management with a bachelor's degree in exercise science.

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  16. Gerontology Program type: Minor; Certificate Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Better understand the rewards and challenges associated with aging, and what you can do to make a positive impact on others, with a minor in gerontology.

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  17. Health Care Administration, BBA Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Accredited by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards, the health care administration program is an excellent path for those interested in careers in long-term senior care.

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  18. Health Humanities Program type: Certificate Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    The health humanities certificate integrates compassion and humanities into health science and research to improve, deepen and strengthen experiences for health care providers and their patients. 

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  19. Kinesiology Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Gain a well-rounded foundation of knowledge in human movement. Learn by doing through internships, community partnerships and research opportunities.

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  20. Materials Science, BA or BS Program type: Major; Certificate Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Discover how new and existing materials can solve modern-day challenges with our materials science bachelor’s degree.

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  21. Materials Science and Engineering, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Dive into the complex and growing field of materials science and engineering. Students graduate with knowledge of the field and the state-of-the-art software and instrumentation used in it.

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  22. Neuroscience, BA or BS Program type: Major; Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Study the brain, nervous system, behavior, communication and how they all work together in our neuroscience bachelor's degree program.

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  23. Nursing, BSN Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus, Marshfield Campus
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    Change the world one patient at a time with a nursing bachelor's degree. Known for producing skilled, compassionate nurses and health professionals, our renowned program will best prepare you for your career.

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  24. Pre-Professional Health Science Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Our pre-professional health science minor is designed for students preparing for post-baccalaureate health profession programs and careers.

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  25. Psychology, BA or BS Program type: Major; Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    With a bachelor’s degree in psychology, you'll better understand the human experience and how to use that knowledge to support others.

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  26. Public Health, BS or BA Program type: Major; Minor Delivery: On Campus
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    Learn to approach public health issues through the broad lens of social, economic, cultural, health and environmental factors. This growing program prepares you to make a difference in our society and to become an advocate for vulnerable communities and those in need.

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  27. Rehabilitation Science, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    The rehabilitation science degree — the first of its kind in the UW System — is for those interested in physical therapy, occupational therapy and chiropractic care.

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  28. Science of Coaching Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Learn how to motivate and lead athletes of all ages and abilities through a minor in science of coaching. This minor is designed to prepare you for work in a variety of athletic and recreational settings.

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  29. Social Work, BSW Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Make the world a better, brighter place with a degree in sociology. Rooted in experiential learning, this program focuses on ways you can be a voice for the voiceless and help to improve society.

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  30. Spanish for Health Professions Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Pair your love of medicine and the Spanish language with our Spanish for health professions minor. This is a great option for nursing, biology and social work students.

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  31. Teaching - Adaptive Physical Education Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Earn your adaptive physical education license and learn how to develop curriculum so that it is appropriate for children with disabilities and special needs.

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  32. Teaching - Kinesiology, Physical Education, BS Program type: Major Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Prepare to become a certified physical educator for students in early childhood through adolescence (pre-K-12) with a teaching - kinesiology, physical education bachelor's degree.

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  33. Teaching - Science of Coaching Program type: Minor Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Learn how to motivate student-athletes of all ages and abilities with a minor in teaching - science of coaching. Completion of the minor qualifies you for a pre-K-12 license in coaching, and prepares you for a career leading athletes in a variety of sports.

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Pre-professional programs

  1. Pre-Athletic Training Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Interested in becoming an athletic trainer? Our pre-athletic training program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  2. Pre-Chiropractic Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming a chiropractor? Our pre-chiropractic program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  3. Pre-Dentistry Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming a dentist? Our pre-dentistry program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  4. Pre-Medicine Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Interested in a career in medicine? Our pre-medicine program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  5. Pre-Occupational Therapy Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming an occupational therapist? Our pre-occupational therapy program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  6. Pre-Optometry Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming an optometrist? Our pre-optometry program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  7. Pre-Pharmacy Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming a pharmacist? Our pre-pharmacy program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  8. Pre-Physical Therapy Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in becoming a physical therapist? Our pre-physical therapy program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  9. Pre-Physician Assistant Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Interested in becoming a physician assistant (PA)? Our pre-physician assistant program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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  10. Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program type: Pre-Professional Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Interested in being a veterinarian? Our pre-veterinary medicine program will prepare you for the next step in your career.

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Graduate programs

  1. Communication and Leadership in Health Organizations Program type: Graduate Certificate Delivery: Online Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Improve organizational communication, patient care and population health outcomes with the communication and leadership in health organizations graduate certificate.

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  2. Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Baccalaureate), DNP Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: Hybrid Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Our accredited doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program is an excellent option for those who have a bachelor's degree in nursing and are looking to build on their existing education and experience. Our supportive, expert faculty are here to help you refine your skills and enhance your knowledge with an impactful and rigorous curriculum.

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  3. Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master's), DNP Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: Hybrid Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Our accredited doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program is an excellent option for those who have a master's degree in nursing and are looking to build on their existing education and experience. Our supportive, expert faculty are here to help you refine your skills and enhance your knowledge with an impactful and rigorous curriculum.

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  4. Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology, EdS Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Become a problem solver, critical thinker and effective collaborator with a specialist degree in school psychology. Take your career to the next level and help children thrive behaviorally, emotionally and academically with your certification.

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  5. Master of Science in Athletic Training, MS Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: On Campus Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Prepare to become an athletic trainer with a master's degree in athletic training. Through clinical experiences, impactful research and interprofessional practice, our rigorous program will give you the skills you need to succeed.

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  6. Master of Science in Data Science, MS Program type: Graduate Program; Graduate Certificate Delivery: Online Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    This program, designed with input from industry leaders, is fully online. Start pursuing your master of science in data science now and enter the growing, in-demand field of data science.

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  7. Master of Science in Nursing, MSN Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: On Campus Delivery: Hybrid Campus: Eau Claire Campus

    Assume leadership roles in advanced professional nursing with a master of science in nursing (MSN) degree. Our accredited program is designed to prepare students in adult-gerontologic or family health nursing, giving them the skills they need to improve patient care and move up in their chosen career.

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  8. Master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS Program type: Graduate Program Delivery: On Campus Delivery: Online Campus: Eau Claire Campus
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    Take your bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) to the next level with a master's degree in CSD. Our accredited program will provide you with the skills and experience needed to stand out in your future career as a speech-language pathologist.

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