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

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Health Care/Medical

UW Innovation in Action

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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.

UW-Madison professional development course boosts output for Wausau manufacturer

When the operations director at JARP Industries signed up for a lean operations course at UW-Madison, he wasn’t expecting the impact it would deliver. Learn how the course shaped plant manufacturing practices and updated workflow, output and efficiency. More.

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UW awarded second research grant from NBA and GE Healthcare

The latest grant will support research looking at the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries. And while the focus will be on the elite athletes, the knowledge will benefit everyone who takes the court. More.

More of UW in Action

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