Meet What's Possible at WSU
A place where students are supported above and beyond what's expected. A place where you'll learn more than you thought possible. A place where graduates go on to achieve greatness and make the world a better place. It's all possible at WSU. At Winona State, you'll never be just a number. Your professors will know you by name, know what drives you, and know how you learn bestâ€“because they are invested in your success. They'll teach you, mentor you, and allow you to see what's possible for your future. It's because of this dedication that you will succeed at WSU. Visiting campus is the best way for you to decide if Winona State is the best fit for you. Whether it's your first look, or you've been to campus before and want to check it out again, come visit us! WSU has on-campus, in-person visits most weekdays at 9am, 1pm and 3pm as well as on select Saturdays. We use standard COVID-19 screening measures to help ensure the health and safety of all visitors, guests, students and staff. We have virtual visit options, too! You can join us on Zoom every Tuesday at 7pm or designated Saturdays to chat about Warrior Life, Admissions and Housing. Sign up for the tour time that works for you. Our faculty know your name and with a faculty student ratio of 18:1, you are never just another face in the crowd. Our dedicated staff is happy to provide you assistance with admissions, financial aid, advising, career services, access services, veteran support and more. As one of the most affordable colleges in the region, you'll receive an excellent education at a very reasonable cost. Scholarships, financial aid, and student employment are just a few ways we help our students pay for college. Over 7,000 Winona State University students are served each year through day, evening, and weekend classes via the classroom, online, or hybrid delivery. With over 80 academic programs to choose from, WSU offers many popular, in-demand degrees. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Create Your More!
The College of Business offers innovative, high-value business programs that intellectually engage and challenge students. With seven undergraduate majors and ten minors the College of Business programs equip students for lifelong success in the global community. Students can take advantage of many opportunities to experience real business situations through internships, company tours, business and industry guest speakers, and more. Our faculty are committed to fostering an engaging and supportive learning environment that uses the local business community to provide innovative curricular and co-curricular experiential learning. There are a number of undergraduate programs available to students in the College of Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. There are also many minors to add to your major of choice: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Law, Economics, Entrepreneurship Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, International Business, Professional Selling. The College of Business also offers three online programs that are flexible, relevant, and valuable: Business Administration Online Degree Completion Program, Human Resource Management Online Degree Completion Program and Master of Professional Accounting. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION:
Preparing Educators for 21st Century Learners
Few professions are as critical to a healthy society as teaching and counseling. In our College of Education, you'll find a full range of nationally accredited programs and degrees, along with opportunities you won't find elsewhere. If you're looking for an education that will prepare you for a rewarding career where you can improve our world, you have found it. While visiting our site, you will frequently come across the term teach21. Teach21 is the name we've given to our teacher education programs.
Majors in the College of Education
Business Education: 5-12, Early Childhood Education: birth- grade 3- BT Major, Elementary Early Childhood: birth-grade 6, Elementary Education: K-6, Elementary Education: K-6 (Rochester Campus), Elementary Education: K-6 (Online), Elementary Education: K-6 (Austin Campus), Physical Education: Kâ€“12, Special Education: Developmental Disabilities K-12, Special Education: Learning Disabilities K-12, Special Education: Academic Behavioral Strategist K-12
Education Majors in the College of Liberal Arts
Art Education: K-12, Communications, Arts & Literature: 5-12 , Music: Instrumental and Classroom K-12, Music: Vocal and Classroom K-12, Social Studies: 5-12, Spanish: K-12 English as a Second Language Teaching (ESLT): K-12.
Education Majors in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Education Majors in the College of Science & Engineering
ACS Chemistry: 9-12, Geoscience-Earth Science: 5-12, Biology-Life Science: 5-12, Mathematics: 5-12, Physical Science: (Chemistry) 9-12, Physical Science: (Physics) 9-12 Physics: 9-12 Minors & Endorsements:
College of Education
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science & Engineering
Destination Liberal Arts
The College of Liberal Arts at WSU supports the variety of choice that is possible through courses in language learning (Chinese, German, Japanese and Spanish), specialized studies (including Ethnic, Film, Legal and Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies) and unique programs (Arts Administration, Conflict Studies and Music Business). With 13 departments and 40 degree programs, we offer choices that make sense for your interests. And since many of our courses count in the General Education Program, graduating in four years - even with double majors or multiple minors - is a reality for our students. Art & Design (Options: Art Education, Graphic Design, I-Design, Studio Art), Communication Studies (Options: Applied Communication, Leadership & Advocacy, Organizational & Corporate Communication), Criminal Justice (Options: Corrections, Law Enforcement), English (Options: Applied & Professional Writing, Applied Linguistics, Communication Arts & Literature Teaching, Literature & Language, Teaching English as a Second Language [K-12], Writing) Film Studies, Global Studies, History & Legal Studies (Options: History, Law & Society, Professional Legal Studies, Social Science/History Teaching), Individualized Studies, Mass Communication (Options: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, Creative Digital Media) Music (Options: Liberal Arts, Performance), Music Business, Music Education (Options: Instrumental Music Emphasis, Vocal Music Emphasis), Political Science, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Spanish (Teaching), Theatre Arts. Minors: Art (Options: Art History, Studio Art), Arts Administration, Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Chinese Studies, Communication Studies, Conflict Studies, Criminal Justice, Dance, English (Options: Applied & Professional Writing, Communication Arts & Literature Teaching [Grades 5-8], Creative Writing, Literature & Language, Teaching English as a Second Language) Ethnic Studies, Film Studies, Geography, Global Studies, History & Legal Studies (Options: History, Legal Studies, Middle School Social Studies), Individualized Studies, Japanese Studies, Mass Communication (Options: Advertising, Creative Digital Media, Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations), Music, Philosophy (Options: Ethics, Philosophy), Political Science, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies. COLLEGE OF NURSING & HEALTH SCIENCES: The College of Nursing & Health Sciences provides quality graduate and undergraduate programs in Nursing and Health Sciences, Recreation, Tourism, and Social Work. The College's educational environment supports life-long wellness in the individual, the University, the community, and global society committed to social justice. These programs are designed to graduate caring, ethical, competent, and progressive professionals who are sensitive to diversity and prepared to work with individuals through all stages of health and wellness. Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences: The Department of Health, Exercise, and Rehabilitative Sciences (HERS) prepares students for excellence and service in a variety of health career fields and is dedicated to graduating caring, ethical, competent, progressive professionals who are prepared to work with clients through health promotions, prevention, and caring during illness. In addition to its professional programs, the department seeks to promote health awareness at WSU. Here are the majors available: Athletic Training, Clinical Exercise Science, Exercise Science, Movement Science Health Promotion: School Health, Public Health Nursing: We graduate nurses with baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Our graduates are highly sought by employers as they are committed to improving our world with the best evidence available and working with people and communities to advance their health and wellbeing. Our undergraduate programs include a traditional, Pre-Licensure program in Nursing that's perfect for students who want to get a registered nurse license and an RN-BS Completion program tailored for Registered Nurses who already have their Associate's and wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. The Department of Graduate Nursing at WSU offers numerous graduate level programs that prepares graduates for a variety of advanced nursing roles. Recreation, Touris