About Us

Learn new personal and professional skills online in Menomonie, WI!

UW-Stout is a comprehensive, career-focused polytechnic university where students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state’s economy and serve society. UW-Stout has a long and rich history of providing a distinctive array of programs that produce graduates who are prized in the marketplace. Our applied learning approach combines theory and practice to fully engage students in learning, and we constantly adapt to the new demands of business, industry and society to ensure that our graduates are ready for the marketplace. Professional Education Programs and Services, a division of the Discovery Center, provides adult learners with access to resources for the enrichment of their lives, both personally and professionally.