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Professional Development Programs

Browse our professional development programs!

UW Oshkosh offers several professional development programs that target employees in a specific industry. If you are also looking for general professional development programs, visit our online certificate and course page. These programs include business, leadership, communication and more!

For Workplace Success – NEW FOR FALL 2020! 

Communication Intelligence: Understanding the distinction between Coaching, Consulting and Counseling

Learn the tools you need to have the tough conversations with your teammates in this 100% virtual workshop. Practice those skills so you may put them to work today! Delve into real-life topics so that you may tackle the problems that are brought to your attention, deal with strong personalities and create accountability within your team. Learn more

Triple Threat: Leadership Series for High Impact Leaders

This course is designed as a three-week immersion into critical leadership skills. Each section has at least 90 minutes to 2.5 hours on-line element, which may be taken at any time, followed by a 60 to 90-minute virtual coaching session. Learn more

YOU Can Strengthen Your Work Culture

During these four fun morning workshops, the instructor will highlight and encourage the mindset that we can all be leaders and inspire others. We just need the self-awareness and tools to do so! No matter where you land in your organization’s hierarchy, if you are interested in bringing your best self to your work world, please join us. You will discover unique ways to develop and grow…ultimately motivating those around you to do the same. Learn more 

For Social Workers and Professional Counselors

NE Alliance WP iconEarn your required CEHs and CEUs, specifically in the areas of ethics and boundaries. Workshops focus on a variety of topics and are offered throughout the year. View upcoming full-day and half-day courses. Enjoy professional development opportunities in a relaxed and educational environment. Learn more

For Environmental Health Professionals

REHS WP iconPrepare for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) exam with this eight-week online prep course. Discover topics you need to know and gain the depth of knowledge you’ll need to be successful. Make the most of your study time and target your efforts on relevant information. Learn more 

For Graduate School Candidates

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The UW Oshkosh GRE Prep Class will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance on the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE test questions and follow our proven study plan to start on your path to success. Learn more 

For Paralegal Professionals

Take on a new career as a paralegal, or get ahead in the field you already love. Earn a paralegal certificate and boost your career potential! The career outlook is excellent. Many opportunities exist for paralegals and legal assistants to specialize in various types of law practice, such as real estate, criminal, family, personal injury, or business, with job opportunities steadily increasing. Learn more 


For Social Media/Communications Professionals

In today’s market, social media is the new word of mouth, and for marketing and sales pros to be successful, it is crucial to know how to leverage these platforms. This certificate series includes courses ranging from Facebook, Marketing with Google and many others. Learn more 


For Firefighters and Officers

BCOP WP icone a leader in the fire and emergency response industry. The six-course program is for firefighters and officers in the State of Wisconsin who want to improve their leadership and management skills. Courses were developed in partnership with the Wisconsin State Fire Chief Association. Learn more