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.


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Chancellor Meyer delivers his final commencement address

UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer delivered his final commencement address Saturday, May 4, to more than 1,300 graduates.

Reversible design could breathe new life into old buildings

With an undergraduate degree in architecture and a Master of Fine Arts in design from UW-Stout, Dharshana Gopalakrishnan appreciates buildings.

Retired instructor needing kidney hoping for donor to step forward

A retired University of Wisconsin-Stout lecturer hopes every day that someone will step forward and donate a kidney to change her life.