Online/Distance Academic Programs at UW-Madison

UW-Madison uses definitions for online/distance-delivered programs as set by the Higher Learning Commission:

  • Distance-delivered programs are those certificate or degree programs in which 50% or more of the required courses may be taken as distance-delivered courses.
  • Distance-delivered courses are those in which all or the vast majority (typically 75% or more) of the instruction and interaction occurs via electronic communication, correspondence or equivalent mechanisms, with the faculty and students physically separated from each other.

Distance Programs

wdt_ID Title Award Owner Guide Page
1 Clinical Nutrition Capstone Certificate Agricultural Life Sciences, College of
2 Clinic Nutrition-Dietetic Internship Capstone Certificate Agricultural Life Sciences, College of
3 Consumer Health Advocacy Capstone Certificate Law School
4 Data Analytics for Decsion Making Capstone Certificate Letters & Science, College of
5 International Politics and Practice Capstone Certificate Letters & Science, College of
6 GIS Fundamentals Capstone Certificate Letters & Science, College of
7 Advanced GIS Capstone Certificate Letters & Science, College of
8 Power Conversion and Control Capstone Certificate Engineering, College of
9 Foundations of Professional Development Capstone Certificate Engineering, College of
10 Leadership for Population Health Improvement Capstone Certificate Engineering, College of

List of distance-delivered programs as of June 2019