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Practical, Problem-Solving Education For All Technical Professionals

Whether you’re a new professional or have years of experience in your chosen field, UW-Madison’s Engineering Professional Development can offer you unique, high-quality educational experiences you won’t find anywhere else.

Our Mission

With a mission drawn from the Wisconsin Idea, UW-Madison Engineering Professional Development works to provide continuing education that will improve the practice of engineering and related professions for the benefit of society.

Our Vision

We improve the practice of engineering by providing world-class, objective continuing education and credit instruction for technical professionals.  We increase students’ communication skills, enhance the public’s understanding of science and technology, and emulate the Wisconsin Idea.

UW-Madison can offer you:

  • Innovative, online graduate degrees in engineering that consistently rank in the top 10 by US News and World Report 
  • Certificate programs focused on hard science and communication skills
  • Hundreds of continuing education courses for engineers, scientists, architects, managers, and other professionals
  • Onsite, custom training tailored to the educational needs of your organization
  • Access to world-class faculty
  • A reputable program that is known worldwide

Programs are structured to help working professionals continue their educational path without interrupting their full-time jobs. You will be empowered, engaged, and more passionate about your career after completing courses or a degree program from UW-Madison. And you’ll have the confidence and skills to take your projects or your responsibilities to the next level. UW-Madison’s instructors are leading experts from industry, research, private practice, government, and education.

More than 10,000 students representing 5,000 businesses from around the country have enrolled in an EPD program or course. Courses comprise lectures, hands-on sessions, problem-solving experiences, and group discussions, so students are given everything they need to be more successful in their careers.

Read why UW-Madison consistently ranks in the top 10 by U.S. News and World Report.