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Online Learning

Whether you are looking for training to start a new career or wish to improve your current skill set, UW Oshkosh Continuing Education offers a variety of options to get started! Find the program that fits your needs and earn the credentials being requested by employers.

In addition to UW Oshkosh programs and certificates, Continuing Education partners with the Learning Resources Network (LERN) to offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs.

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Certificate

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career.

Management Certificate

Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness.

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization.

Business Writing Certificate

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.

Online Teaching Certificate

From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business.

Social Media for Business Certificate

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization.

Chief/Company Officer Certificate Program

The Chief/Company Officer Program (COP) is a collaborative initiative between UW Oshkosh and the Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association, providing officers with broad perspectives on various facets of fire and emergency services administration. Through six online educational courses, the COP framework helps officers strengthen their communication and leadership skills and gain a better understanding of public administration in fire and emergency services.

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class – designed specifically for healthcare professionals – will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.

Data Analysis Certificate

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills.

Project Management Certificate

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation.

Supervisory and Leadership Certificate

Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor’s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately.

Digital Marketing Certificate

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest, most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian Exam Online Prep Course

Prepare for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) exam with this eight-week, 16-hour, online prep course. Broken down by exam topic areas, this preparation course will give you the resources you need to pass the exam. Make the most of your study time by targeting your efforts on relevant information.

How it works:

  • Participation is completely open to your schedule; each week, a lesson will be released. Once it’s released, you will be able to access it anywhere and anytime with any computer.
  • In the online classroom, your lessons will be posted in lecture format with slides, audio lectures, and videos. At the end of each lesson, you will be given a short quiz to test your new knowledge.
  • Discussions and questions will be open to all students taking the course. You can post written comments in the online discussion to be viewed by your fellow online classmates and instructor. Your instructor will log in regularly to join in on the questions and discussions.
  • Many courses have a reading aspect that is to be completed as part of the lesson.
  • A certificate of completion will be issued from UW Oshkosh Continuing Education for successfully fulfilling the course requirements.