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    UW-Whitewater Online

    Improve your skills and your resume simultaneously.

    Online Certificate Programs

    Earning certificates can earn you more.

    Graduate certificates can not only increase your value to your current employer, they also are attractive pluses to prospective employers. They reflect a commitment to your profession, showing how you’re driven and determined to advance. Best of all, the credits earned can often count toward a degree earned at a later date.

    Sometimes the best pathway to a graduate degree is to first earn a graduate certificate…or multiple certificates. UW-Whitewater Online’s Certificate Program is an excellent way to update your skills and resume qualifications without the commitment of a full master's degree.

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    Online Certificate Programs

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    Applied Behavior Analysis - Online Graduate Certificate

    The Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis pairs research and experience to prepare professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs.

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    Autism Specialist - Online Graduate Certificate

    The Online Autism Specialist Graduate Certificate is ideal for educators who want to increase their understanding of working with children affected with autism.

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    Business Analytics - Online Graduate Certificate

    Professionals will expand their education and gain knowledge, experience, and a solid foundation in data mining and analytics — skills that will fuel career growth and increase your value in an organization.

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    Business Foundations - Online Graduate Certificate

    Whether it’s to increase your understanding of business or for preparing to pursue an MBA or other graduate business degree, a certificate in Graduate Business Foundations is a step in the right direction.

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    Construction Safety - Online Graduate Certificate

    The online Construction Safety graduate certificate is designed to allow working professionals with a bachelor's degree to acquire construction safety and health knowledge. The coursework will provide a background in construction topics, occupational safety, project management, and negotiation skills. 

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    Cybersecurity Management - Online Graduate Certificate

    The online Cybersecurity Management graduate certificate is designed for working professionals interested in pursuing careers in cybersecurity, such as security analysts and security managers. 

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    Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence - Online Graduate Certificate

    The online Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence graduate certificate will help prepare students for strategic decision-making in the emerging field of digital marketing. Organizations are increasingly reliant on marketing efforts that leverage digital platforms to identify prospects, nurture the conversion from prospect to customer, and establish loyalty advocates.

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    Emerging Technology for Digital Learning - Online Graduate Certificate

    More than ever, emerging technologies are changing the way we do things — and this is no different in learning. Courses in this certificate will give students key skills in understanding current trends (as well as how to keep up with trends), research skills to explore effectiveness of learning technologies, and experience working with emerging learning technologies.

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    Foundations of Instructional Design - Online Graduate Certificate

    Knowing how to design learning experiences in today’s world (whether it be in higher education, K12, healthcare, or business) is no easy task. It requires having a full understanding of instructional design theories, practices, models, and learner needs.

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    Health Advocacy - Online Graduate Certificate

    Explore advocacy, policy, and research to become a specialized health communication professional. 

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    Human Resource Management - Online Graduate Certificate

    HR professionals often have bachelor’s degrees in non-HR fields. The Human Resource Management (HRM) graduate certificate is designed so they can acquire specific Human Resource Management knowledge in five broad areas.

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    Leadership in Instructional Design and Learning Technology - Online Graduate Certificate

    As online courses and training continues to grow, individuals are needed to develop programs, lead units, and navigate the support of organizational technology change. These courses will focus on helping students to develop new programs and initiatives, prepare for leading learning technology units, and lead change in an organization.

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    Marketing Strategy - Online Graduate Certificate

    Organizations are competing in a global business environment shaped by rapid innovation. The online Marketing Strategy graduate certificate will prepare students to manage marketing strategy and understand how it fits within a comprehensive marketing plan.

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    Organizational Communication - Online Graduate Certificate

    Master written communication, research competency and more as you hone your expertise in managing relationships with internal constituencies and explore the nuances of organizational structure.

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    Producing Effective Learning Experiences - Online Graduate Certificate

    From courses in higher education to training at businesses, many places are focused on growing digital learning. To do this effectively they need qualified instructional design and learning technology professionals who can plan and produce dynamic, engaging, and effective learning experiences.

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    Project Management - Online Graduate Certificate

    Professionals with bachelor’s degrees can gain knowledge, experience, and a solid foundation for managing projects with our Project Management graduate certificate.

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    School Business Management - Online Graduate Certificate

    Financial background in accounting, budgeting, and service operations for school districts are essential skills for school administrators and other school business staff. The graduate certificate in School Business Management (SBM) focuses on those skillsets.

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    Social and New Media - Online Graduate Certificate

    Master messaging, technology and strategy to influence your audience.

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    Strategic Communication - Online Graduate Certificate

    Strategy, influence, research and messaging become your domain in contexts such as advertising, public relations, and crisis communication as you elevate your career to become a global communication practitioner.

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    Transition - Online Graduate Certificate

    The Online Transition Graduate Certificate prepares educators, independent living professionals, and Transition specialists to work effectively with gifted adolescents and young adults.