Non-Credit Online Courses

Non-credit and highly interactive online courses and certificates are available to give you the latest in career-focused learning. Let the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute provide you the skills necessary to qualify for many in-demand jobs.

Are you a lifelong learner? In addition to career-focused courses, an assortment of enrichment courses are available. All courses are led by expert instructors, and are available online at any time, from anywhere.

Scan below, then investigate what fits you best by reviewing the career training catalog, and online course catalog.

Release your creative side with courses and certificates offered in Adobe software, digital and multimedia arts, graphic design, web and video game design, drawing, music, interior design, and more.

Dig into the accounting and finance world with courses and certificates available in accounting fundamentals and software, bookkeeping, taxes, investing, payroll, personal finance, entrepreneurial finance and more.

Gain business skills to help you advance your current skill set or enter a new field. Business courses and certificates are available in project management, data analysis, entrepreneurship, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma, soft skills, sales, software, communications, and much more.

Earn your accredited high school diploma and prepare for a career. Prep courses are also offered for the GRE, SAT/ACT, and GMAT. See the college readiness courses available in our legal studies catalog.

Learn to use programs such as QuickBooks, Microsoft software, and the Adobe suite. Or, prepare for a career in software or web development.

Learn new concepts and skills at your own pace with courses and certificate training available in construction, environment and energy, and trades.

Are you a drone pilot? Prepare for the FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test for a Remote Pilot certificate by completing the Drone Pilot Ground School online test prep course. You’ll receive access to over 70 video and text lectures, five practice tests, and one-on-one support.

Help people lead healthier lives through one of the many courses or certificates in medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, fitness, and nutrition. Courses are also offered in medical billing and coding, EMS and firefighter, health information management, and more. See details in our guide to the UW-Platteville health and medical course offerings

Make a career out of helping others with courses and certificates offered in customer service, event management and design, floral design, travel agent, protection officer, and more.

Learn the ins and outs of human resource management, business coaching, workplace conflict resolution and more.

Advance your career or learn a new skill in information systems and security, database management, web technology, forensic computer examiner, help desk, routing and switching, and more.

Learn a new language or brush up on one that you already know with online courses in Spanish, French, Italian, and Japanese. Courses are also available for sign language, writing for ESL, and professional interpreters.

You can prepare for a legal career with courses and certificates available in paralegal, mediation and arbitration, general law, legal investigation, victim advocacy, LSAT prep, and more. Find the best fit for you by reviewing our online course catalog and our legal studies catalog.

A variety of courses and certificates are offered in leadership, management, supervision, building teams, non-profit management, managing virtual teams, and more.

Get started or expand your knowledge of the marketing world with courses and certificates in email marketing, paid search, website design, Google Analytics, social media for business, video marketing, marketing writing, and more.

Learn new skills or brush up on old ones with professional development courses and certificates available in public speaking, presentation, grammar, self-improvement, effective communication, resume writing, soft skills, and much more. You can also find professional development opportunities through our Professional Pathway Certificates.

Join the real estate market by taking courses or earning your license. Take a real estate appraisal qualifications course, complete your Wisconsin real estate appraisal license course, or study for the Wisconsin real estate appraisal exam. You can also review the real estate investing or real estate law course offered.

Course and certificate training for teachers and childcare providers is available in child development, homeschooling, language development, preschool, empowering students with disabilities, online instruction, and more.

Learn the techniques to give your writing an edge with courses and certificates in technical, creative, internet, and grant writing. You can also find courses in screenwriting, editing and publishing, plus more. Find certificate programs on our Professional Pathway Certificates page.

Ready to learn more?

Contact us today and discover how UW-Platteville can bring you outstanding opportunity and success.


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Platteville, WI 53818


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Richland Center, WI 53581


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