At UW Oshkosh, choose from more than 35 graduate program options — doctoral or master degrees, certificates, or post master’s graduate achievement program, spanning a wide array of disciplines.  All UW Oshkosh graduate programs are regionally accredited and led by an award-winning faculty.  In addition to the links below visit the contact information and requirements page for each program for details about the application and admission process. Also, see special note below.

Students applying to education programs

Per WI state statute, ANYONE applying to an educator preparation program MUST meet the following requirements:

  • submit to a criminal background check – USE THIS LINK, select the Graduate Programs package and complete the Background Information Disclosure (BID) form or your results will be delayed. You will be asked to pay a fee.
  • completion of general education from an undergraduate program

These requirements are applicable to ALL education programs listed below.

Doctoral Degrees**

Master's Degrees**


Graduate Achievement**

Short, focused program that offers post-master’s concentrated study in a specific area.



Applied Bioinformatics

Business Administration

Data Science

Educational Leadership and Policy


Human Services Leadership

Literacy & Language 


Public Administration

Teaching & Learning

Special Education

Sustainability & Well Being

Special Note: At UW Oshkosh, a student may complete more than one degree (i.e. MSE and MS, MBA and MA), however, the institution does not award multiples of the same degree (i.e. MA and another MA, etc.).  A student can pursue and be awarded the same degree from two different institutions (i.e. MBA from UW Oshkosh and an MBA from UW Milwaukee).

[++ – Due to federal visa requirements, F-1 student visas CAN NOT be issued for programs that are 100% online.]
[** – The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh offers a number of fully online graduate distance delivery courses and graduate degree programs. Our online and distance delivery offerings are reviewed and approved by the UW System, faculty governance at UW-Oshkosh, and as part of the Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements.

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Program Integrity Regulations, UW-Oshkosh is committed to complying with the quality standards established for online and distance education established by other state agencies. Known as “State Authorizations,” these quality standards and the corresponding licensure process requires each college or university to seek authorization (or exemption) from states in which residents are enrolled in online degree programs. Click here for more information about State Authorization and Program Integrity.]

UW Oshkosh Graduate Studies

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8621


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Dempsey Hall,  Room 345

Office hours Monday–Friday
7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m

Phone: (920) 424-1223
Fax: (920) 424-0247

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