Learn a new skill this Winter
Start building the future you want with a certificate program this winter. Whether you're just starting out in your field or are prepping for a career switch, UW Professional & Continuing Education can help get you where you want to go.
These programs require little or no professional experience in the field and offer flexible schedules with options in the evening and online, making them perfect for starting something new.
We're accepting applications now until two weeks before the first class or until the program fills, whichever comes first. Be sure to apply soon — and get ready to boost your career in 2024!
Looking for more options? Check out our full list of winter certificates, courses and specializations.
Learn the competencies required to succeed as a Human Resources professional, including knowledge of operations, recruiting, compensation, benefits, training, performance management and compliance.
Learn the tools needed to guide sophisticated projects involving cross-functional teams. Study a curriculum that covers Predictive and Agile methodologies.
Explore the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship, leadership and networking that are paramount for business success. Build your confidence as you learn to craft compelling pitches for your ideas and make sound business decisions.
Discover how to make, and defend, critical business decisions by applying powerful data analysis tools and statistical techniques to large-scale data sets.
Develop the expertise needed to use various health care data sets to provide better access, reduce costs and improve quality of care.
Discover the essentials of e-learning design and explore the tools and techniques to develop and manage courses and programs.
Develop your ability to do investigative work as you learn about the legal system and study techniques for carrying out criminal and civil investigations.
Discover how to leverage various digital marketing channels to produce measurable results. Explore fundamental concepts for creating and managing influential digital content.
Build practical skills in various types of editing and develop the expertise to transform a rough draft into a polished work.
Explore the fundamental concepts and practical applications of technical writing. Learn the styles, formats and requirements for different kinds of technical communication.
Discover storytelling principles that will help you engage your target audience and learn how to develop a powerful cross-channel content strategy with measurable goals.
Discover how to use the latest UX design techniques, tools and technologies to create rich interactive experiences, with a focus on web and device interfaces.
Find your niche in cybersecurity with a flexible curriculum that gives you the tools to defend against malicious threats. Develop your critical thinking skills while solving real-world problems.
Gain a solid understanding of localization processes and principles and explore topics such as machine translation, terminology management and global content-management systems.
Learn how to create efficient, maintainable and scalable software components as well as integrate them flawlessly on any system.
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