Why study a Masters of Science at UW–Stout?

  • Industry-driven, research focused STEM programs
  • Highly-ranked programs, including for Graphic Design, Animation, Digital Media, Game Design
  • 99.4% of recent graduates secured employment within 6 months
  • Real-world knowledge application and practical skills development
  • 120-acre campus with state-of the art learning and recreational facilities
  • Dedicated support for international students
  • Vibrant campus life with over 160 student organizations and inclusive, multicultural environment
  • Safe and friendly location
  • Variety of on campus accommodation and catering
  • Opportunities for applied research

Key facts

  • Nationally recognized by major corporations for promoting the technical, managerial and communication skills that align demands of a highly dynamic profession.
  • OPT opportunities: These STEM designated graduate programs allows for up to three years of work authorization.

Entry requirements

  • Proof of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Completion of Bachelor's or Master's degree within the last five years from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or abroad in which English is the official medium of instruction
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0, or equivalent, for full admission
  • English language: TOEFL iBT 79 / IELTS 6.5

A choice of Masters of Science

M.S. Applied Industrial / Organizational Psychology

The Master's of Science in Applied Industrial / Organizational Psychology The Master's of Science in Applied Industrial / Organizational Psychology at UW-Stout is an innovative, two-year program combining the latest in psychological theory with practical, real-world applications. Established in 1999, the program has a rich history of preparing graduates for diverse and impactful careers.

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M.S. Manufacturing Engineering

The Master’s of Science in Manufacturing Engineering merges theoretical insights with real-world applications, preparing you to confront the latest challenges in manufacturing. With a curriculum constructed for industry pioneers, the hands-on approach imparts critical engineering knowledge and hones practical skills.

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M.S. Food Science and Technology

UW-Stout’s Master of Science in Food Science and Technology program is for students interested in food safety, food product development, sensory analysis, processing technology and quality assurance. The program offers exceptional value, ease of completion, and an applied research track to professional positions with competitive salaries. Our comprehensive master’s program prepares students for technical/leadership positions in the food industry, academia and government.

The Food Science and Technology program prepares you for:

  • Graduate co-ops/internships leading to positions in demand in a geographic area
  • Opportunities for applied research, sensory evaluation, and independent studies on real industry problems
  • Small student-to-faculty ratio provides ready access to professors with a broad range of food expertise

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M.S. Operations and Supply Management

UW-Stout's Master of Science degree in Operations and Supply Management (OSM) prepares you for advanced leadership roles in global business and technical environments. Operations, supply chain and logistics management are areas that need managers who can apply both existing and emerging technologies to plan, organize and implement effective systems.


  • Engineering Technology Management
  • Occupational Safety and Industry Hygiene
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • SAP ERP Business Analytics

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M.S. Risk Control and Safety Management

UW-Stout's M.S. Risk Control and Safety Management degree will prepare you to serve as a risk control/safety professional who can identify, analyze and promote an organization to control employee safety and other operations risks that are inherent to manufacturing as well as service-based processes.

As a student within the M.S. Risk Control and Safety Management program, you will continuously integrate management theory with realistic, practical problem-solving experiences within our labs and in local business/industrial settings. Our program is nationally recognized by major corporations for promoting the technical, managerial and communication skills that align with the demands of a highly dynamic profession.

The M.S. Risk Control and Safety Management program emphasizes the following valuable and relevant content areas:

  • A broad technical base in employee protection, workplace design and engineering principles, regulatory compliance, risk finance, as well as public, property and environmental protection.
  • A strong management emphasis which promotes effective communication as well as collaboration skills to prompt management personnel to alter the method(s) of managing moderate to high process risks.

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Graduate Student Success Program

We aim to empower international graduate students at UW-Stout by providing comprehensive support for academic success, personal career development, and seamless integration into the U.S. job market. The program places a strong emphasis on career planning and Optional Practical Training (OPT) to enhance students’ employability and contribute to their overall success.

What’s included in the Graduate Student Success Program (GSSP)?

1. Graduate Studies Preparation Seminar

This series of seminars and workshops will include:

  • Academic writing and the implication of plagiarism in an academic setting
  • Time management and productivity
  • Cultural awareness
  • Professional and academic etiquette
  • Life on campus and beyond
  • Career exploration
  • Understanding student visa regulations
  • Engaging activities geared for students at the graduate level

2. Career Placement Services:

  • Career Counseling
  • Resume and Cover Letter Workshops
  • Interview Training
  • Networking Events
  • Internship and OPT Placement Assistance
  • OPT Workshops and Guidance
  • Professional Development Seminars

3. Academic Support Services:

  • Academic Advising
  • English Language Support
  • Study Skills Workshops
  • Peer Tutoring Programs

4. Additional Support Services:

  • Visa and Immigration Assistance
  • Health and Wellness Services
  • Housing Assistance
  • Pre-departure Support
  • Student Life


  • GPA 3.8 or higher
  • Perfect Attendance of the Graduate Studies
  • Preparation Seminar and all mandatory workshops, events and seminars
  • Ability to procure at least 3 strong letters of recommendation from professors
  • Successful completion of the resume building and interview training seminars with at least a grade of 80
  • Successful completion of job interviews with prospective employers as verified by the Kings academic advisor upon the conclusion of all interviews
  • Apply to at least 50 jobs approved by Kings beginning at least 5 months prior to academic program completion
  • Willingness to relocate depending on job availability

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The Kings Admissions Team