WHO WE ARE

14,718

Students enrolled in UW–Madison Continuing Studies noncredit programs in 2019.

Find nearly 400 courses and conferences that address your professional development and personal enrichment needs.

Career and education planning

If you are thinking about changing careers or returning to school (regardless of what school) but aren’t sure where to start, staff at Adult Career and Special Student Services can help.

Career and education planning at Continuing Studies

Custom Training

Let us help you develop your team.

Looking for top-quality training tailored to your industry’s needs? UW–Madison Continuing Studies can help.

Custom training at Continuing Studies

Professional Certificates

Build your expertise.

A certificate from UW–Madison Continuing Studies provides proof of your commitment to your profession.

Professional certificates at Continuing Studies

Embodying the Wisconsin Idea

Continuing Studies is committed to delivering meaningful learning experiences to lifelong learners.

“I shall never be content until the beneficent influence of the University reaches every family of the state.”
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SPOTLIGHT

Certificate in Literary Writing

An intensive three-course online program for serious writers

Get the foundational knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to write successfully and to write well. Regardless of your motivations for writing or your goals for publishing, striving for excellence means learning to write well.

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