Professional Education Programs and Services

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   Inspiring Innovation through Lifelong Learning

    UW-Stout Professional Education Programs and Services, a division
    of the Discovery Center, supports the mission of the University of
    Wisconsin–Stout by providing adult learners with access to university
    education and resources for the enrichment of their lives, both
    personally and professionally.

   Our programs and services include:

  • Certificate programs and noncredit courses, many offering optional college credit
  • Conferences and workshops covering a variety of topical areas
  • Customized business training and educational programs
  • Program and event planning services


Julie Berndt, General Manager, Johnson Electric Coil - Antigo

"You did a great job of targeting and providing meaningful, practical and useful information.  We have used an exercise we learned on safety this week that was a huge success with our people."

Judy Herr, EdD., Early Childhood Education Conference

"UW-Stout Professional Education Programs coordinates the annual early childhood education conference with creativity, precision and innovative strategies.  I have been pleased to work with this team of professionals,  knowing that every detail will be addressed."

Joshua Daniel-Wariya, Computers & Writing Conference attendee

"I can't stress enough how wonderful the conference was.  Easily the best conference of my career to this point." 

Robert Cole, Computers & Writing Conference attendee

"Staff was excellent, and the site was fantastic."


Contact Information

Professional Education Programs and Services
221 10th Avenue E
Menomonie, WI 54751

Phone: 715.232.2793
Fax: 715.232.3385


A center within the 

UW-Stout Discovery Center

Discounts for Members


University of Wisconsin-Stout curriculum has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools. See specific programs.