Make a Fresh Start
Taking a certificate program at the UW is a great way to start the new year. Check out these winter-start programs, including some that last just two quarters, and choose one that will put you on a path to success.
Apply soon — applications are accepted until two weeks before the first class meeting, or the program fills, whichever comes first.
Discover how to leverage various digital marketing channels to produce measurable results. Explore fundamental concepts for creating and managing impactful digital content.
Gain a solid understanding of localization processes and principles, and explore topics such as machine translation, terminology management and global content management systems.
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.
Explore the key elements common to all businesses — including accounting, finance, legal, HR, marketing, planning and project management — and learn to develop effective business plans.
Discover how to analyze an organizational problem and develop business requirements and targeted solutions to address the challenge.
Discover how to make, and defend, critical business decisions by applying powerful data analysis tools and statistical techniques to large-scale data sets.
Examine ways to organize and derive meaning from vast amounts of data by using visual presentation tools and techniques. Develop your ability to make data make sense for everyone.
Discover the essentials of e-learning design and explore the tools and techniques for developing and managing courses and programs.
Gain the tools and knowledge to become a successful engineering technical lead, first-level manager or program manager in an organization of any size.
See how Lean Six Sigma management techniques can be used to streamline processes, improve management and increase operational efficiency, and get Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified.
Build the skills needed to orchestrate all stages of a program, from development to closure. Study material that aligns with the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification exam.
Learn the tools needed to guide sophisticated projects involving cross-functional teams. Study a curriculum that aligns with the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.
Learn the tools needed to guide sophisticated projects involving cross-functional teams. Study a curriculum that aligns with the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.
Study the full life cycle of digital product development. Learn how to manage the process, guide a team and bring a product to market successfully.
Explore the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship that are paramount for success today’s business climate. Learn what makes for a compelling vision and how to craft a business plan to execute on that vision.
Study distributed computing and the tools used to store and process data. Gain experience with the kinds of data flow situations commonly used to inform key business decisions.
Learn to design and build robust, data-driven Microsoft Windows and web client applications in the C# programming language using the latest technologies.
Learn the fundamentals of coding in C++, gain high-level object-oriented programming skills and get valuable experience developing and testing C++ programs.
Learn how to apply cutting-edge tools and techniques to extract meaning from data sets ranging in size from gigabytes to petabytes.
Explore the foundations of ethical hacking, including reconnaissance, exploitation and the rules of engagement. Learn how to protect your organization's valuable information.
Evaluate the costs and benefits of various information security approaches. Learn how to create and implement comprehensive risk management programs for organizations of all sizes.
Build a solid understanding of Java fundamentals, basic syntax and object-oriented programming concepts, and become skilled at writing Java code and developing applications.
Study the mathematical concepts behind machine learning and deep learning. Learn to apply and model these techniques to address business needs and real-world challenges.
Learn best practices for programming in the versatile Python language and acquire the skills to develop web applications and do back-end development.
Explore the fundamentals of database planning, design, deployment and management, and learn how to write advanced SQL queries for reporting and data mining.