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University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Pioneers in Distance Education Since 1978

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville (UWP) is a pioneer in distance education, first offering an undergraduate business administration degree at a distance in 1978. Graduate degrees in project management, criminal justice, and engineering were added to UWP's distance offerings in 1999. No campus visits are required for our courses, which are delivered online and taught by distinguished faculty. Students may be eligible to receive financial aid and earn credit for work and life experience. UWP is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, visit

With our programs you can:

· Earn a degree while maintaining your work and personal life
· Study on your own time in your own environment
· Receive student services tailored for students at a distance


  • The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration provides a strong foundation in business basics and allows students to choose upper-level courses tailored to specific career interests. Some students may qualify for college credit for prior work and life experience. Courses are offered in both online and print formats.
    • Business Certificates are also offered in Leadership and Human Performance, Human Resource Management, International Business, and Food Marketing.


  • The Master of Science in Project Management online courses allow professionals from many fields to interact with other students who are facing the same real-life situations, while learning new skills from qualified instructors. Courses are mapped to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as established by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
    • The Certificate in Project Management is for those who are primarily interested in preparing for the PMI examination or who wish to pursue the Certificate in Project Management.
  • The Master of Science in Criminal Justice was developed to meet the needs of criminal justice and social service professionals who wish to advance to higher-level positions in their professions. Three areas of emphasis are offered: Criminal Justice Theory, Criminal Justice Management, and Victim and Offender Service.
    • The Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice offers the core criminal justice courses for those who are not interested in pursuing a degree.
  • The Master of Engineering has two areas of emphasis. Applications in Engineering Management provides the skills that are needed in managing technical projects, whereas the Engineering Design emphasis provides in-depth technical knowledge required for the design of engineering solutions.
    • The Certificate in Engineering Management offers a foundation in basic management skills for those who are not seeking a degree.

Our commitment to educational excellence and outstanding student service has made the University of Wisconsin-Platteville one of the leading accredited universities offering degrees at a distance. Our caring advisors and committed staff are ready to help you meet your educational and career goals.

Contact Us Today!

Distance Learning Center
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
B12 Karrmann Library
Platteville, WI 53818

  • Phone: 608.342.1468
    Toll Free: 800.362.5460
    FAX: 608.342.1071


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