Professional Pathway Certificates

Expand your skill set with a University of Wisconsin-Platteville certificate that will allow you to reach your career goals.

Professional Pathway certificates are offered 100% online to provide you maximum flexibility. Choose from any of the professional certificates offered below.

Cannabis Certificate
Cannabis skills are in demand. While the legalization of the cannabis industry is still in progress in Wisconsin, the CBD and hemp industries are continuing to grow. And, the cannabis industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities in nearby states and nationally, yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. UW-Platteville now offers the highest quality non-credit university certificates with focused instruction from top experts in the cannabis industry.

Certified Financial Planning Certificate
The CFP® Certification Financial Planning Certificate is offered through a collaborative partnership between the University of Wisconsin – Platteville’s Continuing Education Institute, and industry leader, Dalton Education. Registered with and approved by the CFP® Board, the curriculum in these six courses satisfy the coursework required for the CFP® Certification Examination including the completion of a comprehensive financial plan (capstone course) registered with the CFP® Board.

Certified Information Systems Security Pro (CISSP) Prep Course and Exam
The CISSP® Exam Prep Course prepares test-takers for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, as administered by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. The CISSP® certification is recognized worldwide and adheres to the strict standards of ISO/IEC 17024. As security breaches outpace the available pool of security experts, the need for information security professionals with proper certifications will continue to grow. Among other titles, obtaining the CISSP® certification prepares one for a position as a Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Officer, or as a Security Architect. This course includes an assessment of their readiness to take ISC2's CISSP® Exam.

Data Analytics
This certificate in data analytics provides an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in a variety of fields. This certificate will present the basics of quantitative analysis and its increasing use in today's professional landscape. Learners are exposed to quantitative decision-making tools and techniques, which tie into real-world case studies.​

Build your idea in this series of screenwriting courses, from concept to characters to a completed screenplay. You will learn structures, formats, and strategies to harness an idea and build it into a dynamic world filled with compelling characters and engaging story lines.

Whether you’ve just been promoted, are a long-time supervisor, or are pursuing a supervisory position, you will learn the key factors that contribute to success as a supervisor no matter what industry you work in.