Continuing Education

All of the educational tools you need to advance your career - or start a new one - are located here. The region is home to more than a dozen graduate schools, three professional schools (medical, dental and law) and eight institutions that offer continuing education programs leading to certificates or licensures.

The University of Wisconsin-Extension offers the most comprehensive continuing education program in the state, reaching 200,000 people per year through online programs and at all 26 University of Wisconsin campuses.

Wisconsin's technical college program is the oldest in the nation, serving more than 400,000 students per year. The Milwaukee Region is served by four technical colleges – Gateway Technical College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Moraine Park Technical College and Waukesha County Technical College.

Alverno College Business administration, training, instructional design, human resources, nursing and nursing education
Aurora University Business administration and social work
Cardinal Stritch University Management
Carroll University Software engineering
Concordia University Business, church music, education, health science, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy and student personnel administration

DeVry University

Business administration, project management, information systems management, accounting and financial management, network & communications management, public and administration management and human resources management
Lakeland College - Milwaukee Center Master's degrees in business administration, education and counseling
Marquette University MBA programs in e-business, economics, finance, human resources, international business, management information systems, marketing and total quality management; master's degrees in accounting; biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental and mechanical engineering; human resources; applied economics; health care technologies; engineering; nursing; and political science
Medical College of Wisconsin Bioethics, epidemiology, public health, bioinformatics, health care technologies management and medical informatics
Milwaukee School of Engineering Structural engineering, engineering, engineering management, perfusion, cardiovascular studies, medical informatics and environmental engineering
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Business administration, management, computer science, civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering, engineering mechanics, industrial and management engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering and mechanical engineering
University of Wisconsin- Parkside Business administration, applied molecular biology, computer and information systems, and education
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Accounting, business administration, computer information, communication, communicative disorders, counseling and education


Cardinal Stritch University Leadership
Marquette University Biological sciences, biomedical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, educational policy, electrical and computer engineering, English, history, mathematics, statistics, computer science, mechanical engineering, nursing, philosophy, physical therapy and religious studies
Medical College of Wisconsin Biochemistry; biophysics; biostatistics; cell biology, neurobiology & anatomy; functional imaging; microbiology & molecular genetics; pharmacology and toxicology, physiology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Anthropology, architecture. biological sciences, chemistry, economics, engineering, English, geography, geosciences, management science, mathematics, medical informatics, nursing, physics, political science, psychology, urban education and urban studies


Gateway Technical College Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties Offers more than 65 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs in business, criminal justice, graphic arts, horticulture, information technology, health care, manufacturing and skilled trades
Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee and Ozaukee counties Offers more than 100 associate degree and technical diploma programs and 60 certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice and emergency services, nursing and allied health, hospitality and culinary, information technology, e-commerce, web and graphic design, TV and video production
Moraine Park Technical College Ozaukee and Washington counties Offers more than 50 associate degree and technical diploma programs and more than 40 certificate programs in agriculture, automotive and engine technologies, business, publishing, computer and web technologies, engineering and integrated manufacturing technologies, health sciences and public and human services
Waukesha County Technical College Waukesha Offers more than 70 associate degree and technical diploma programs and 40 certificate programs in the following areas: business, education, interior design, human services, electronics and engineering, hospitality and culinary, nursing and allied health, printing and graphics, protective services and skilled trades
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