UW-Platteville’s collaborations and partnerships with other UW institutions, other education sectors, businesses, community organizations, and governmental agencies allow it to have greater impact than by acting alone.

Collaborative Degree Programs

UW-Platteville increases student access through collaborative degree programs, which are offered at multiple locations, integrate courses from different institutions, or both. UW-Platteville is a partner in these formal arrangements listed below.

Collaborative Degree Program Partner Institutions
Dual Degree: BS in Physics, BS in Engineering UW-La Crosse
MS in Technical and Professional Communication UW-Stout
Dual Degree: BS in Biology, Doctor of Physical Therapy Clarke University (Dubuque, IA)
Dual Degree: BS in Biology, Doctor of Chiropractic Palmer College of Chiropractic
(Davenport, IA)
BS in Biology, Cytotechnology Emphasis Wisconsin State Hygiene Lab
MS in Computer Science Darmstadt (Germany), 
Townsville (Australia)
Dual Degree: BS in Physics, BS in Engineering MIL, Carroll University (WI)
BS in Mechanical Engineering UW-Fox Valley
BS in Electrical Engineering UW-Fox Valley

Visit Collaborative Engineering Program for additional information and a brief tour of the UW-Platteville and Collaborative Engineering Program.

Additional collaborations

The Confucius Institute (CI) at UW-Platteville is the only Institute in Wisconsin and one of 70 in the United States, among 353 worldwide. The UW-Platteville CI has done tremendous work in the state of Wisconsin in 2011. We offered over 100 programs-Chinese Language classes, Cultural Events, Culture Workshops and Classes, and School Culture Programs-with 6,000 enrollments and attendees. The Institute provided 49 Chinese language classes and activities, with participation of nearly 800 students and community members of all ages from the region and the state.

Education Abroad at UW-Platteville includes partnerships with 14 universities in 12 countries, aimed at providing international education experiences for undergraduate students. In addition, the Education Abroad Office has cooperating agreements with six UW campuses as well as a variety of consortium programs to provide a broad range of education abroad opportunities to its students. The Education Abroad Office also serves students from all UW System 4- and 2-year institutions in its Institute for Study Abroad Programs in six locations worldwide. UWPlatteville is an active participant in the Hessen-Wisconsin and Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) exchange programs sponsored by UW System. 

Highway Technician Certification Program, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, trains and certifies highway technicians. From 2002 to 2006, 5,613 certifications were awarded. In the last 5 year period, 7,046 were awarded, a 26% increase.