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
11 Nurse Educator Capstone Certificate Nursing, School of
12 Post-Graduate Psychiatric Nursing Capstone Certificate Nursing, School of
13 User Experience Design Capstone Certificate Letters & Science, College of
14 Library and Information Studies: Distance Delivered Program Master of Arts Letters & Science, College of
15 Civil and Environmental Engineering: Environmental Engineering Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
16 Engineering: Engineering Data Analytics Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
17 Engineering: Engine Systems Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
18 Engineering: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
19 Engineering: Engineering Management Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
20 Engineering: Sustainable Systems Engineering Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
21 Engineering: Technical Japanese Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
22 Mechanical Engineering: Polymer Science Master of Engineering Engineering, College of
23 Physician Assistant: Community Based PA Program Master of Physician Assistant Studies Medicine and Public Health, School of
24 Applied Biotechnology Master of Science Medicine and Public Health, School of
25 Cartorgraphy and Geographic Information Systems: GIS Development Master of Science Letters & Science, College of
26 Clinical Nutrition Master of Science Agricultural Life Sciences, College of
27 Educational Psychology: Professional Educator (MSPE) Master of Science Education, School of
28 Electrical Engineering: Power Engineering Master of Science Engineering, College of
29 Mechanical Engineering: Controls Master of Science Engineering, College of
30 Nursing Bachelor of Science Nursing, School of
31 Occupational Therapy Doctor of Occupational Therapy Education, School of

List of distance-delivered programs as of June 2019