Flexible online delivery with face to face sessions  Five courses approved for Wisconsin licensure

Our Program

UW-Stout's Social Work Professional Certificate is for current professionals who want to acquire the unique disciplinary knowledge and skill set of social work to supplement their degrees and careers. Courses are career-focused while promoting diversity and awareness, celebrating applied learning, and emphasizing knowledge-based professionalism via the practice of theory and scholarship.

The Social Work Professional Certificate qualifies you to pursue social work licensure in the state of Wisconsin. More information regarding social work licensure in Wisconsin may be found here.

Preference will be given to those individuals seeking State of Wisconsin Social Work Training Certificate.

Highlights of the Social Work Professional Certificate: 

  • Bridges knowledge-based learning with field-based professionalism 
  • Delivery includes one all day face-to-face session per course 
  • Eight week courses with the ability to complete the Social Work Professional Certificate in one year

UW-Stout's Social Work Professional Certificate fosters a holistic educational approach of applied learning and research, theory application and critical thinking, while also advancing students’ skills and strengths to become professionals who support individuals, families, and society to overcome social problems while empowering healthier lives and environments.

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Certificate Requirements
from the 2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin

Professional Development Certificate Add or Drop form
from Registration and Records


  Georgios Loizides
  Program Coordinator

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