Information on the Closures of the Waukesha and Washington County Campuses

Whether you’re looking to build skills to get ahead or you’ve received a promotion and now face new challenges, we have a class to help you succeed.

Study on your own schedule, in your preferred setting, with your choice of in-person or online courses. Check out our catalog, and don’t forget about our amazing world language classes.

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Customized Options

In addition to our customized business options, we offer Professional Development Courses and Trainings, including the following certificates:


Buddhist Studies

Originating in Asia 25 centuries ago, Buddhism has long been one of the world’s largest religions and spiritual forces.

The Buddhist Studies program at UWM at Waukesha offers a solid grounding in the Buddhist path with eight courses leading to a certificate:

  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • Buddhist Iconography
  • History of Zen Buddhism
  • Buddhist Meditation
  • Buddhist Literature
  • History of Buddhist Thought
  • Tibetan Buddhism
  • Master Class in Buddhist Studies

Instructor Michael Mullooly earned his master’s degree in the languages and cultures of Asia from UW-Madison and also holds degrees in philosophy and history from Marquette University. Since 2006, he has taught many popular courses through UWM at Waukesha’s Continuing Education and has traveled and led tours through Asia.

Register for Buddhist Studies classes.

Legal Studies
Personal Trainer

If you love fitness and helping people achieve their goals, a career as a personal trainer may be for you! This program prepares students to take the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and to become effective personal trainers.

This course will present the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique needs and goals. Students will learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength. Students will benefit from face-to-face instruction in both lecture and lab formats.

The course does not include the personal trainer certification exam. Students will need to complete CPR training on their own. For more information about this certificate program, please email or call 262-521-5460.


Community Center
Continuing Education at Washington County

Room 107

Office Hours:
Thursdays 10am-4pm

Summer Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm

Continuing Education at Waukesha

Commons Building, Room C111

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
(Closed on Fridays during the summer)

Continuing Education Director
Holly Johnson

Continuing Education Program Manager
Abby Streicher