Graduate Minors and Certificates

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Student painting wall mural

Art Doctoral Minor

Doctoral students pursuing a minor in art must complete 9 credits of graduate-level coursework. Courses must be taken in the same media/discipline: painting and drawing, printmaking, book arts paper making, 4-D digital art–performance and video, ceramics, glass, sculpture, wood working, or metals.

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Students seated around table converse with one another

Counseling Psychology Doctoral Minor

The minor in counseling psychology is in alignment with a scientist-practitioner model of training, which emphasizes the integration of counseling and psychological theory and practice along with research skills in areas of counseling psychology. It emphasizes a respect for diversity and competence to bridge cultural divides and is consistent with the core values of counseling psychology, with implications for the roles and obligations of trainers and trainees in counseling psychology programs.

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Teacher teaches math class in elementary school classroom

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Minor

Doctoral students in another UW–Madison program who desire a doctoral minor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction should seek and enlist a faculty member in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction to serve as their doctoral minor advisor.

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Educational Administration Quarterly book, open to pages 14 and 15.

Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Doctoral Minor

A minor in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis serves to provide a rational, unified set of courses which have a clearly articulated theme or focus which allows the student to develop knowledge in educational leadership and policy analysis.

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Empty lecture hall

Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Specialist Certificate

The Educational Specialist Certificate Program is a 60-credit program. In most cases, someone entering the program already holds a master's degree in educational leadership. The Educational Specialist Certificate Program is most often completed by someone seeking a superintendent license. In Wisconsin, to be eligible for a superintendent license, you must either be in a PhD program and have completed preliminary exams (dissertation proposal) or hold an educational specialist certificate.

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Bronze sculpture depicting children reading books

Educational Policy Studies Doctoral Minor

Educational Policy Studies is dedicated to the study of educational policy in various manifestations and to the study of traditionally defined fields like history of education, philosophy of education, comparative and international education, and sociology and anthropology of education. For doctoral students in other departments, the Graduate School's requirement for a doctoral minor may be met by taking courses in educational policy studies.

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Student raising hand in elementary school classroom

Educational Psychology Doctoral Minor

A Doctoral Minor in Educational Psychology could enhance your graduate training by expanding your understanding of human development, how students learn, and analytic research methods; enhancing your credentials and expanding your professional opportunities; and building upon your specific area of interest within educational psychology. The program is tailored to each students' needs.

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Row of flags of different countries

International Education Doctoral Minor

Doctoral students may pursue an Option A minor in international education. Courses are selected from across the School of Education departments. Participating departments offering courses toward this Option A minor are the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, the Department of Educational Policy Studies, the Department of Counseling Psychology, the Department of Dance, and the Department of Art.

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Participants in adaptive fitness class lift weights

Kinesiology Doctoral Minor

The Department of Kinesiology's mission is to use knowledge of movement, exercise, and human occupation to enhance human health, productivity, and quality of life. A doctoral minor is tailored to each student’s individual interests, career goals, needs, and background. The learning goals are to demonstrate an understanding of the major current and past theories, research findings, methodologies and techniques in one or more of the broad areas of inquiry within the department.

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Person taking another person's blood pressure

Prevention and Intervention Science Doctoral Minor

This multidisciplinary program addresses contemporary health and social issues facing at-risk and vulnerable groups across the life course. It features programmatic efforts to prevent problematic outcomes and to promote optimal functioning; Preventive interventions that are implemented and evaluated in family, school, and community contexts; and methodological and statistical training and their applications in prevention research.

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Datex Ohmeda, an anesthesia, respiratory, and monitoring system.

Prevention and Intervention Science Certificate

This multidisciplinary program addresses contemporary health and social issues facing at-risk and vulnerable groups across the life course. It features programmatic efforts to prevent problematic outcomes and to promote optimal functioning; Preventive interventions that are implemented and evaluated in family, school, and community contexts; and methodological and statistical training and their applications in prevention research.

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Multiple choice form

Qualitative Research Methodology in Education Doctoral Minor

A minor in Qualitative Research Methodology in Education provides grounding for students interested in doing a dissertation employing qualitative methods. It complements a focus on quantitative methods so that students would come out of the graduate program with expertise in research methodology. A graduate with this minor would be prepared to teach qualitative methods, advise graduate students on using qualitative methods, or evaluate and design research using qualitative methods.

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Stack of books

Rehabilitation Counselor Education Doctoral Minor

The doctoral minor in rehabilitation counselor education brings a rehabilitation counselor education focus to doctoral studies in other departments. Rehabilitation psychology within the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education provides instruction in the following areas: disability and human behavior, professional issues and leadership and advocacy in rehabilitation counselor education; assessment and intervention issues in rehabilitation counseling and counselor education.

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field of flowers

Science Education Doctoral Minor

Doctoral students may pursue an Option A minor in science education. The 12-credit minor in science education is composed of graduate-level courses (at the 500 level or above) that each devote a minimum of 50 percent of their content to science education topics/issues.

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Painted flowers on glass doors to library

Special Education Doctoral Minor

The doctoral minor in special education provides a special education focus to doctoral studies in other departments. Special education faculty members prepare students to bring systemic change to educational and community settings to improve access and equity for youth with disabilities and their families. Courses address issues including increasing equity across diverse groups of students, improving post-school outcomes, and enhancing teacher efficacy in secondary education methodologies.

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