UW Flexible Option


Certificate in Business and Technical Communications

In today’s uncertain economy, it is more important than ever for workers to be multi-skilled and flexible in their professional areas. The Business and Technical Communications Certificate combines an innovative approach with practical skills in writing, research, communication, and technologies that will enable students to improve their skills for working in a broad range of contexts.

Areas of Study

Students will develop competencies in communication that are critical to a wide range of contemporary jobs and organizations:

  • Business and technical communication
  • Strategic writing skills
  • Organizational leadership skills
  • Information design
  • Project management

Multiple Formats

The Certificate is available in a traditional face-to-face and online format, and is also available via the University of Wisconsin System’s Flexible Option. The UW Flexible Option offers a new way to earn a college degree or certificate, different from both face-to-face classroom instruction and traditional online instruction. In this UW Flexible Option program, you will:

  • Earn credit for what you know.
  • Advance at your own pace.
  • Receive personalized support.
  • Start when you want, at the beginning of any month.
  • Learn skills employers value.

Best of all, you will earn a certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, an institution that is recognized and respected.

To learn more about the certificate, email Dave Clark at dclark@uwm.edu or visit UW Flexible Option.