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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’re also looking for general professional development programs, visit our online certificate and course page. These programs include business, leadership, communication and more!

For Grant Writers

Learn how to find grants and write successful grant proposals! Enroll in one or all of our grant writing workshops, and hone the skills you need to be successful at getting grants. Workshops present information for both beginner and seasoned grantwriters, with specific workshops for advanced professionals! Learn more


For Health and Human Services Professionals

Better understand the intricacies of the LGBTQ community, define and explore concepts in an open environment and navigate the complexities of a misunderstood population. If you are a health and human services professional who seeks to better understand the Trans community, we invite you to attend this course. Learn more

This workshop is geared toward healthcare and human services professionals or those who specifically work with the elderly.  In this workshop, we will explore physical and mental change in the elderly population; gain an understanding of how aging can play a role in substance abuse; and get tips on symptoms and treatment strategies. 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

Are you a senior social work student graduating spring 2018? Prepare yourself for licensure and professional advancement with a three-hour workshop session in Oshkosh or Appleton. Learn from an instructor with more than 15 years of experience as a social work lecturer and trainer. 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 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 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 

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