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We offer 48 undergraduate, 21 graduate, and 3 advanced graduate degrees, many of which are unique to Stout or are not offered elsewhere in the Midwest.

All of our majors are grouped into six career clusters to help you navigate your path. Or, you can also use our program search to select a delivery format or browse options by degree type. But if you still aren’t certain about which path to choose when you come to Stout, don’t worry! We have the resources available to help guide you.

Undergraduate Degrees

B.S. in Apparel Design and Development

B.S. in Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

B.S. in Applied Science

B.S. in Applied Social Science

B.S. in Art Education

B.S. in Business Administration

B.S. in Career, Technical Education and Training

B.S. in Computer Engineering

B.S. in Computer Networking and Information Technology 

B.S. in Computer Science

B.S. in Construction

B.S. in Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation

B.S. in Dietetics

B.S. in Digital Marketing Technology

B.S. in Early Childhood Education

B.S. in Engineering Technology

B.F.A. in Entertainment Design

B.S. in Environmental Science

B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

B.S. in Food Science and Technology

B.F.A. in Game Design and Development – Art 

B.S. in Golf Enterprise Management

B.S. in Graphic Communications 

B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Interactive Media

B.S. in Health, Wellness and Fitness  

B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies

B.F.A. in Industrial Design

B.S. in Information and Communication Technologies

B.F.A. in Interior Design

B.S. in Management

B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering

B.S. in Marketing and Business Education 

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

B.S. in Packaging

B.S. in Plastics Engineering

B.S. in Professional Communication and Emerging Media

B.S. in Psychology

B.S. in Real Estate Property Management

B.S. in Rehabilitation Services

B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management

B.S. in Science Education

B.S. in Special Education

B.F.A. in Studio Art

B.S. in Supply Chain Management

B.S. in Sustainable Management

B.S. in Technology Education

B.S. in Technology and Science Education


For some minors, students may enroll as either undergraduate [U] or graduate [G] level. Undergraduate students are ineligible for graduate-level [G] minors. Teaching minors, indicated below with an asterisk (*), are state-approved programs for teacher certification for teaching at the secondary and/or elementary level. 

Applied Foreign Language [U]

Applied Peace Studies [U] 

Art History 

Biology [U]

Biomedical Instrumentation [U]

Business Administration [U]

Chemistry [U]

Coaching [U]

Cognitive Neuroscience [U]

Communication Studies [U] ]

Computer Networking Systems and Design [U] 

Computer Science [U]

Construction Safety/Risk Control [U]

Disability Services [U]

Economics [U]

Economics Teaching *  [U]

English Writing and Literature  [U]

Enterprise Technology [U]

Food Science and Technology [U]

Geographic Information Systems [U] 

Global Perspectives on Engineering [U] 

Health and Wellness [U]

Health and Wellness Education *  [U]

History [U]

History Teaching *  [U]

Human Development and Family Studies [U]

Human Physiology  [U] 

Human Resource Management [U]

Journalism [U]

Lodging Management [U]

Materials Science  [U]

Mathematics [U]

Mathematics Teaching *   [U]

Mechanical and Electrical Construction [U]

Military Leadership  [U]

Performing Arts [U] 

Philosophy [U]

Photography and Video [U]

Physics [U]

Plant Science [U]

Project Management [U]

Property Management [U]

Psychology [U]

Quality Engineering  [U, G]

Quality Management [U, G]

Retailing [U] 

Science, Technology and Society [U]   [new] 

Sociology [U, G]

Spanish [U]

Studio Art  [U]

Supply Chain Management [U]

Sustainability   [U]

Tourism  [U]

Web Technology [U]

Women and Gender Studies [U]

Workplace Diversity [U]


UW-Stout offers professional development certificate programs in addition to its traditional majors and minors to meet the needs of those who wish to obtain additional knowledge and skills needed for personal growth and professional advancement.

While not a substitute for a degree or diploma, the certificate is an alternative credential for individuals seeking to obtain new knowledge and skills or to update their knowledge and skills in a specific area. Typically, a certificate is earned by completing a set of limited, well defined learning outcomes focused on new or emerging processes or new knowledge and principles applied to practical problems or issues.

Students may enroll in the certificates as a stand-alone program or in addition to their undergraduate [U] or graduate [G] major. Undergraduate students are ineligible for graduate-level [G] certificate programs.

Applied Ethics [U]

Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist [U,G]

Career and Technical Education Leadership [G]

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Exam Preparation [U,G]

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Exam Preparation [U,G]

Communicating with Emerging Media [G]

Creative Writing [U,G]

E-Learning and Online Teaching [G]

Enterprise Technology [U, G]

Evaluation Studies [G]

Health Communication [U,G]

Human Resource Management [U,G]

Improving the User Experience [G]

Institutional Research [G]

Instructional Design [G]

Math Specialist [G]

Organizational Development and Consulting [G]

Quality Management [U,G]

Sex Therapy [G]

Social Work On Campus [U]

Social Work Online [U]

Supply Chain Management [U,G]

Sustainable Enterprise Management [U,G]

Sustainable Management Science [U,G]

Training Design, Development and Evaluation [G]

Web Technology [U]

Women and Gender Studies [U,G]

Workplace Diversity [U]


A specialization is a program of study with carefully constructed learning experiences, defined outcomes, and specified evaluation procedures. Students may enroll in the specialization as a stand-alone program or in addition to their undergraduate [U] or graduate [G] major.

Gerontology [U,G]

Golf Enterprise Management [U]

Health Science Occupations Education [U,G]

International Studies [U]

Professional Writing [U]

Training and Human Resource Development [U,G]

Vocational Evaluation/Rehabilitation Technology [U,G]

So Much More Than a Degree

In addition our exceptional academic offerings, as a member of the Stout community, you’ll have access to a wealth of other opportunities such as paid internships and career guidance, as well as a fulfilling student life experience. 

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