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200+ Areas of Study at the University of Wyoming

 

 

 

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The University of Wyoming offers a wide range of both undergraduate and graduate degrees and majors through seven colleges and multiple interdisciplinary programs and departments. With a small student/faculty ratio of 14:1, UW is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence. Whether you’re getting your bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and health or you’re an anthropology major exploring the world’s history, each degree, major and minor prepares you for a profession critical to the state and nation. Explore each department and see what your future holds:

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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Serving Wyoming and the world through Determination, grit and innovation.

The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming offers degrees and classes that cover every aspect of agriculture and natural resources from economics and entrepreneurship to animal science and ecosystems. With endless internship and research opportunities, state-of-the-art facilities including the Wyoming State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and enthusiastic faculty, agriculture and natural resources students will receive a degree that prepares them for the ever-growing ag industry.

 

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Get hands-on learning through ag classes with lab and field experience.

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College of Arts and Sciences

Fostering creativity and critical thinking

The College of Arts and Sciences offers degrees that match the cultural breadth and disciplinary depth to ensure students gain a critical understanding of the visual and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, the world and its languages and physical, biological and mathematical sciences. We encourage our students, whether you’re a psychology major or taking painting classes to earn your art degree, to conduct student-originated research, work one-on-one with a professor in independent studies and take advantage of study abroad opportunities. With an abundance of majors and minors to choose from, your possibilities are endless in the College of Arts and Sciences.

 

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Join one of the most versatile colleges at UW.

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College of Business

Building a better society through better business

The University of Wyoming’s College of Business strives to be the premier provider of ethical business leaders in the areas of accounting, administration, environment, ethics, finance, management, marketing and beyond. We are committed to equipping our students with a degree and knowledge in sustainable business practices to benefit the state of Wyoming and our nation. Internationally accredited through the AACSB, the College of Business is housed in a multi-million-dollar facility that combines state-of-the-art technology with world-class design and functionality. Every business major will walk away with a toolbelt ready for any business endeavor.

 

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Be among 5% of the world’s business programs that have earned AACSB accreditation.

College of Education

Preparing education professionals for THE NEXT GENERATION

Dedicated to building stronger counselors, teachers, principals and other educators since 1914, the College of Education is nationally accredited by NCATE/CAEP. Our low student-faculty ratio and implementation of progressive strategies ensure our students are getting the support they need and are leading edge of their profession when they earn their degree. Expanded residency placements throughout the state of Wyoming and abroad allow undergraduate students to experience teaching in a location that suits their needs, near or far.  Become a teacher in Wyoming! Explore our programs that lead to initial teaching licensure and allow teachers to add additional endorsements on their teaching license to increase their marketability.

 

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Start working in public schools your second year.

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College of Engineering and Applied Science

Be A part of today's rapidly innovative Environment

Only the most innovative and creative solutions will overcome the energy and technology challenges facing today's world, and the students, faculty and staff of the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) are prepared to take on these challenges. Our students and faculty coordinate with leading national science and technology agencies to devise strategies to make our nation and world safer, cleaner and more technologically sound. Whatever degree you pursue, you will learn from and work alongside leading researchers and gain hands-on experience in our world-class facilities, research labs and more.

 

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300+ merit-based scholarships are offered each year to CEAS students.

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College of Health Sciences

Wyoming’s gateway for health professionals

The University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in most programs of study including Communication Disorders, Kinesiology and Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, Medical Laboratory Sciences and Dental Hygiene. The college also offers a minor in disability studies that is a suitable complement to degrees in the health professions and other areas such as business, education, agriculture and psychology.

We proudly participate in WWAMI, a regional medical education program in conjunction with the University of Washington School of Medicine. WWAMI is the primary source of medical education in Wyoming. The University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences also supports two Family Medicine Residency programs in Casper and Cheyenne.

 

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Begin your journey towards a rewarding career in the health profession.

College of Law

Advancing justice through the knowledge of the law

Consistently named as one of the best values for legal education, the University of Wyoming College of Law offers top programs in energy, natural resources, legal writing, family law, criminal law, international law and more. Students learn to analyze, assess, advocate, litigate and negotiate. They participate in clinics that represent clients, prepare legal documents and appear in court under the supervision of an experienced faculty member. With state-of-the-art courtroom facilities, we host the Wyoming Supreme Court and U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and students have even handled jury trials and argued appellate cases before the Wyoming Supreme Court. A degree from the College of Law opens doors to international law programs, multi-cultural studies and access to study abroad opportunities.

 

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Consistently named as one of the nation's "Best Value" law schools.

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Become a future Environmental leader

From conservation to ecosystems and tourism to water, the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources advances the understanding and resolution of complex environmental and natural resource challenges. You’ll take courses from a wide range of departments to develop broad thinking and most importantly, you’ll get outside, meeting on-the-ground professionals who are tackling natural resource issues throughout Wyoming and around the world. We prepare students to be future leaders, collaborators and critical thinkers who will build robust, durable solutions to today’s most important issues.

 

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Get your hands dirty, travel the world and go beyond the classroom walls.

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Honors College

Go above and beyond

The Honors College at the University of Wyoming brings together an exceptional group of students who make a difference on the UW campus and around the world. Students in the Honors program are comprised of engineers, art students, individuals in leadership groups, nursing students and beyond. Honors is a multidisciplinary hub where students use their personal experiences and primary major to build on their knowledge and sense of community with other enthusiastic students. Discover increased opportunities for research and internships while learning from high-achieving faculty. Honors students are committed, driven, curious and talented individuals, who can collaborate and create to affect change and improve life around them. The world needs more unshakeable determination!

 

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Honors scholars graduate with a higher GPA on average than students who are not in the program.

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School of Energy Resources

Driving Energy initiatives

The School of Energy Resources (SER) offers a unique interdisciplinary program designed to meet 21st-century challenges in energy development through innovation, entrepreneurship and critical analysis. Our degree program offers two concentrations that allow students the opportunity to learn modern energy technologies, business skills, policy and key practices essential to navigating the future energy economy. SER also supports and funds graduate research in departments across campus, collaboratively encouraging further progress in energy research and policy. In addition to learning from experts in the field, you’ll have access to one of the most high-quality, state-of-the-art research facilities at the University of Wyoming, the Energy Innovation Center (EIC). Our degree program prepares students to collaborate effectively across disciplines and problem solve, developing energy projects and policy across the nation for years to come.

 

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Meet the growing demand for professionals with a multidisciplinary background in the energy sector.

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Distance Education

Complete an online degree at uw

The University of Wyoming’s colleges and departments offer online classes, degree programs and additional learning opportunities to students across the nation through online and combination deliveries. You can enroll in an online program in Accounting, Elementary Education, Psychology and so much more. UW Distance Education also offers master's and doctoral degrees as well as certificates and endorsements. Even if you’re not walking across Prexy’s to get to class, but rather opening your laptop, you’ll still be provided with many on-campus resources and services. You can also take UW online classes as a non-degree-seeking student!

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Graduate Education

Take your life, education and career to the next level

The University of Wyoming offers more than 90 graduate degrees, providing a variety of subjects, the rigor of high-quality education and the depth of research you’re looking for in a master's or Ph.D. program. UW offers a sense of belonging in a close-knit community with faculty dedicated to mentoring graduate students from the start of your program to beyond graduation. Whether you’re studying anthropology, engineering, science, getting your MBA or anything in between, you’ll also receive support services and outside-of-the-classroom opportunities you’d associate with a large university. Many of UW’s graduate programs are nationally ranked for their excellence in teaching and research, allowing our students to earn advanced degrees along with the tools and expertise they need to succeed.

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Reach higher by challenging yourself to earn an advanced degree at UW.

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