Professional & Continuing Education at UW-Stout

Whether you are finishing a degree, preparing to advance in your current job or beginning a new career path, we are here to help every step of the way.
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We make it possible for you to keep learning at UW-Stout, even if you work full time or live outside of the Menomonie area. If you are considering obtaining a bachelor’s degree, finishing the degree you started, or just taking classes for professional development, UW-Stout offers a variety of credit and non-credit programs to help you accomplish your educational and career goals.

UW-Stout's online degrees, continuing education courses and professional development programs will help you: 

Why UW-Stout

Our flexible and affordable programs for working professionals offer multiple-learning formats with different pacing options. Year-round opportunities allow you to keep your skill set up-to-date and remain relevant in an ever-changing workplace.

University’s online academic programs receive recognition

The online academic program offerings, including two in particular, at University of Wisconsin-Stout have been recognized by national ranking organizations.
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Accelerate Your Degree 

Are you an adult learner looking for ways to accelerate completion of your degree? UW-Stout offers several ways for you to earn credits toward your degree outside of the traditional fall and spring semesters, including:

Go Further at UW-Stout

Our Professional and Continuing Education programs and courses will support your efforts to invest in yourself. Our programs are developed and taught by experienced professionals and faculty who strive to help you build and advance knowledge and skill in your chosen profession.


Graduate School

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Graduate student awarded addictions counseling fellowship from national organization

A University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate student has been selected to receive a fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Archives, McNair directors receive Chancellor’s Academic Staff Award

Nine faculty and staff members have been recognized at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Design class looks into outdoor museum on blue-green algae awareness

Creating family-friendly activities centered on educating about clean water is the concept of a group of Master of Fine Arts in design students at University of