For a
Brighter You

Whether you want to update your skills or delve into a new field, UW Professional & Continuing Education can help. We make it possible for you to keep learning at the University of Washington, even if you work full time or live outside of the Seattle area.


90 percent of certificate graduates learned skills to grow professionally
100 plus students awarded UW certificate scholarships since 2017


Through UW Professional & Continuing Education, we break down barriers to make education possible for all types of learners. We provide unique opportunities for those who don’t fit the mold of a traditional full-time, on-campus student.

We’re for you — the innovators, the career changers, the professionals, the dreamers, the forever curious.

Browse our programs by area of study, and find one that's designed for you.

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