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Classes & certificates

Find your way forward. Whether you’re upskilling to advance your career, improve client/patient outcomes, pursuing a new passion or something in between, our flexible online, in-person and hybrid classes are designed to work with your schedule, here on the UW–Madison campus or wherever you are in the world. Use the search filters to find the class, badge or certificate that works best for you.

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Disenfranchised Grief

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthGrief and Loss
This class will help you explore disenfranchised grief and the impact of minimizing or hiding grief, along with effective strategies for coping with and providing support for disenfranchised grief in personal and professional contexts. 1 CE Hour | Zoom | Instructor: Erica Srinivasan | Audience: Helping professionals, funeral home directors, clergy and other religious leaders.
Upcoming Dates
  • Dec. 13, 2024
    $29
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Etiology of Suicide and Provider Self Care

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthMental Health
In this 6-hour course is instructed fully live online via Zoom. In this course, learners will discuss the common etiology of suicidal behavior, as well as risk assessment, intervention, safety planning and prevention. We also review the importance of self-care in relation to compassion fatigue and grief. 6 CE Hours | Instructor: Megan Henderson, MSSW, LCSW | Audience: helping professionals, social workers, psychologists
Upcoming Dates
  • Feb. 4–5, 2025
    $169
    Live online

Basics of French Pronunciation

Subject Area: LanguagesFrench
Struggling with French pronunciation? Want to become more comfortable speaking French? This seven-lesson online course contains clear explanations, practice exercises and sets of drills to help you understand and refine the fundamentals of French pronunciation with one-on-one feedback from your instructor. Enrollment is ongoing; you’ll have two months to complete the course. A great preparation or review! No prerequisite is needed. Audiobook: "Secrets of French Pronunciation" by Camille Chevalier-Karfis. Please contact your instructor for purchase information.
Upcoming Dates
  • Start Anytime
    $195
    Self-paced

Create Your Own Music

If you've ever wanted to compose your own music, this course is for you! Beginners: Complete six composition activities modeled after exercises assigned to great composers. Experienced composers: Stretch your ideas in new or already completed pieces. Prerequisite: basic music notation skills.
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  • Start Anytime
    $255
    Self-paced

How Music Works: The Tools of Music Theory

Subject Area: Humanities
This comprehensive study of music theory provides a complete set of tools handy for either a lifelong interest in music or preparing to take college entrance exams. Explore theoretical concepts in the context of real-world projects through the repertoires of famous composers.
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  • Start Anytime
    $255
    Self-paced

Inclusive Leadership Certificate

Subject Area: Certificates
This inclusive leadership training certificate consists of coursework designed for leaders and aspiring leaders committed to building effective and engaged teams through the recognition and encouragement of their members' individuality. The certificate consists of seven core required programs. Total class hours for the certificate are 45-50, depending on the electives chosen.
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  • Start Anytime
    The total cost for the certificate; which requires successful completion of eight classes, is approximately $2,500–$3,300 depending on the profit/nonprofit status of the learner's organization. Consult the individual class listings for exact prices.
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Music, Art, and Society

Subject Area: Humanities
Explore relationships between the arts and issues in society; both in history, and in the present day. No previous experience in art or music is required. Students can choose to complete any combination of the activities offered in the course. Options include listening and art activities (no experience necessary!), and short written reflections. Topics include Industrialization and Labor, the Great Depression, Science, Technology, and the Environment, Gender and Civil Rights, Ukrainian Freedom, Black Lives Matter, the Cajon, Protest, and Inequality.   Start at any time! and work at your own pace! Take up to a year to complete the course! Course is totally asynchronous and requires no in person meetings. Feedback and discussions with the instructor take place over email.
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  • Start Anytime
    $255
    Self-paced

Personality Disorders: Comprehensive Review of Assessment and Management

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthMental Health
In this 10-hour fully asynchronous course, learn a simple approach for distinguishing the 10 personality disorders: the notion that each disorder has a unique agenda that is repeated over and over again. This knowledge can help you recognize what is happening in the client's world. You also learn about attachment and attachment patterns.
Upcoming Dates
  • Start Anytime
    $299
    Self-paced

Personalized Spanish Course

Subject Area: LanguagesSpanish
Do you need Spanish training that is tailored to your schedule and your needs? Executive Spanish Training offers the flexibility and professionalism that you need to succeed.
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  • Start Anytime
    $2,499.00
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Project Management Applied Learning Review

The purpose of this final step in the Project Management (PM) Certificate is to give learners an opportunity to individually discuss their personal goals for applying best practices and skills of project management, to review important aspects of managing projects, to ask questions to further their learning and to demonstrate that they have achieved at least a basic level of understanding of project management.
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  • Start Anytime
    $589; gov't/nonprofit $489
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Spanish Writing: Brush Up the Past Tenses

Subject Area: LanguagesSpanish
Take your command of Spanish to the next level with this practical course. Brush up on those tricky past tenses, object pronouns and the subjunctive while learning to compose a well-written narrative. A Spanish-writing expert will give you personalized feedback on five writing assignments.
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  • Start Anytime
    $209
    Self-paced

Spanish Writing: Brush Up the Basics

Subject Area: LanguagesSpanish
This practical course has something for everyone. Brush up your Spanish writing by eliminating common errors and growing your command of basic language skills. Perfect the use of written accent marks, articles, gender, word order and tricky verb conjugations.
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  • Start Anytime
    $209
    Self-paced

Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate

Take your career to the next level by earning a Wisconsin Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) Counselor license. The UW Flexible Option SUDS Counselor Certificate offers a fully online option for fulfilling the required specialized educational hours. Register any time for six months of course access.
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  • Start Anytime
    Fee $2,250.00
    Self-paced

Advancing Motivational Interviewing

This 20-hour blended (online and live Zoom sessions) course with instructors Laura Saunders and Melody Cole is for learners who want to strengthen their existing MI skillset. Develop strong skills and outline a implementation plan. Not sure which course is right for you? Check out our MI info page.
Upcoming Dates
  • Not scheduled at this time. See page for program description.

Coding Bootcamp

Offered through UW Extended Campus, the University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp is a deeply engaging online full-stack web development course that gives you the knowledge and skills to build dynamic end-to-end web applications and become a full-stack web developer in 24 weeks.
Upcoming Dates
  • Not scheduled at this time. See page for program description.