University of Wisconsin–Madison

Professional Development

UW–Madison offers a variety of professional education programs and resources for companies to develop existing staff. Our world-class professional development programs consistently rank in the top ten around the globe and are well respected in the professional world.

Featured Resource: Online and Distance Learning Programs
In today’s professional world, flexibility is key and UW–Madison is responding with online professional development options. Programs include online certificates,  non-credit classes as well as online Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.  In addition, there are options offering a hybrid model, where the majority of coursework is online, but some sessions bring students together on campus for hands-on learning.  Explore the options for your workforce.

Business/Executive Education

Engineering/Technology

Farm/Agriculture

Health Care/Medical

UW Innovation in Action

Gloved hands manipulate a skinlike material in a labratory setting

Made-in-Madison skin replacement starts final clinical trial for burn victims

Stratatech, a UW-Madison spinoff, aims to prove to the Food and Drug Administration that its material, called StrataGraft, is safe and effective for treating severe burns. More.

Food Researchers in Lab wearing white labcoates and conducting experiments

UW-Madison and Kerry working together, sharing success

Shaped by inquisitive graduates, collaborative faculty and Kerry staff, and combined with innovative ideas, UW and Kerry are building on their decades-old partnership, exploring new collaborations. More.

GE Researcher seated at a computer

A relationship with real world benefits for patients and Wisconsin

A multi-decade relationship between UW–Madison and GE Healthcare has created a stream of medical imaging inventions that look inside the human body with increasing accuracy.

More of UW in Action

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