Education Options at UW-Superior
UW-Superior offers many options to accommodate the education needs of
traditional and nontraditional students.
Programs leading to a degree
Undergraduate (bachelor’s degree): Academic
programs of at least 120 semester credits leading to a bachelor’s degree.
Residents of Wisconsin, Minnesota and other states who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree from
home. Applicants work through the Extended Degree Program and must be
admitted to the University.
Graduate Studies: Academic programs leading
to a Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education or Specialist in Education
Associate Degree: A 60-semester-credit
program leading to an Associate Degree.
Academic Outreach Programs and Other
Continuing Education/Extension: Credit and
noncredit classes and workshops for people seeking continuing professional
education and lifelong learning.
Complete a bachelor's degree from home through the Extended Degree program or
enroll in individual online courses.
Superior English as a Second Language Institute:
For international students who have good basic English
language skills but need additional practice to achieve the proficiency
necessary to pursue international careers or enroll in courses at colleges and
universities in the United States.
Special Adult Students: Anyone taking
courses at UW-Superior but not seeking a degree.
The Youth Options program enables high school juniors and seniors to enroll
in one or more courses at an institution of higher education in Wisconsin.
School districts are required to pay the cost of tuition, books and fees and to
determine whether the course satisfies state graduation and high school credit
requirements. For more information, see the Admissions section of this catalog
or contact the UW-Superior Admissions Office at (715) 394-8230 or
UW-Superior offers the Upward Bound program for eligible students attending
Superior Senior High
School who face challenges in pursuing higher
education without additional support. During the academic year, students
receive tutoring, counseling and study skills training to help them improve
their grades and self-confidence. They also visit college campuses, attend
plays, concerts and lectures; and build relationships through social,
recreational and cultural activities. During the summer, Upward Bound students
participate in a six-week residency program on the UW-Superior campus. For more
information, contact Director Vince Repesh at (715)
394-8219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cybersummer is a one-week summer computer
technology camp for students entering grades 6 through 8 in inner-city
Milwaukee Public Schools. Students use UW-Superior's computer labs to learn
more about computers and information technology. They take daily field trips to
see how computers are used in business and government, and they explore
computer-related careers. For more information, contact Lee Parker at (715)
394-8217 or email@example.com.
The Summer Pre-College Program for Hmong Youth
enables Hmong students ages
13 through 17 learn about higher education, explore careers, develop leadership
skills, and sample college life. During the two-week program students get to
know UW-Superior and participate in projects relating to Hmong
culture. Courses in reading and writing in Hmong and
English, math, and computers are integrated into the curriculum. Classes are
designed to foster students’ verbal and written skills in both Hmong and English as well as their math, science and
computer skills. For more information, contact Zoey Hurr at (715) 394-8501 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Native American Youthsummer
Native American Youthsummer is a career
exploration program for Native American students in grades 6 through 10 from
the Bad River,
Red Cliff and Lac Court Oreilles reservations of
Students take part in field trips, discussions, classes and other activities
that enable them explore careers in the arts, sciences and computers and to
meet professionals in various career fields. The program is offered free to
students through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Food and housing
are provided. For more information, contact Ivy Vainio
at (715) 394-8415 or email@example.com.
Youthsummer offers young people ages 13 through
17 opportunities to explore careers and academic opportunities, prepare for
college and sample university life. Students can take part in one or more of
approximately 50 five-day sessions offered in June and July. Each session
provides an opportunity for hands-on learning through activities, field trips,
workshops, and discussions. No tests or grades are given. Students live in
supervised university residence halls and meet people their own age from around
the country. Commuter and resident plans are available, with the resident plan
offering food and residence hall service. For more information, contact (715)
394-8297 or firstname.lastname@example.org