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Continuing Education programs meet the needs of local residents and businesses for professional development and personal enrichment through a variety of non-credit courses, seminars and workshops. Programs are designed for students of all ages. 

Course Listings

Fall 2018 Catalog Cover

Fall Registration Now Open!

Watch for our Fall Catalog to come in the mail early September!

Download the Fall Catalog today.  Register for courses online.

Upcoming Courses 

PAL (Passion for Adult Learning)
New York Theatre Tour
-Registration open! 
Massage Basics - Oct. 16, 20 & 30
The Second Amendment - Oct. 18
WWI & WWII Lecture - Nov. 1, 8 & 15
Planetarium Visit & Fossil Lecture-Nov. 5

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Join Passion for Adult Learning (PAL)

Passion for Adult Learning of PAL is a membership-based organization of adult learners providing an opportunity to share learning experiences and discover new joys.  Designed to meet your needs and interests, the PAL program provides new learning opportunities on a variety of topics determined by committee members. 

Who: Anyone 55 years and older

What: UW-Marshfield/Wood County Continuing Education’s group membership dedicated to provided lifelong learning opportunities to adults age 55 and over.  Membership includes:

  • Annual fall kickoff celebration (estimated value $25)
  • Two free classes per semester (eligible classes indicated with the following symbol) (estimated value $70)
  • Annual Winterim One-Day Conference (estimated value $55)
  • Discounts & special offers
  • Library card & free access to the UW-Marshfield/Wood County Library
  • UW-Marshfield/Wood County Fitness Center Membership (value $70)
  • Free membership to the Pickle ball Club (value $60)

When: Membership runs September – May (However, those interested can sign up at any time)

Where: UW-Marshfield/Wood County Campus

Cost: $70

Why: Join PAL to meet new friends, nurture lifelong learning, explore new and interesting topics, take advantage of free and reduced rate continuing education programs and various UW perks.

How: Register to join PAL

PAL Welcome Letter


Business and Development Training

Part of our mission is to provide area professionals, businesses, and non-profits with the resources, education, and training needed to remain competitive in today's workplace.

We offer a variety of customized training solutions to fit your specific organizational issues at a time and location convenient for you.

Visit the UW Colleges Training Solutions website for a comprehensive list of training support in a variety of areas, and if you'd like additional information about customized training for your organization contact

Health Training Programs

Start a new career with one of our 12 Online Health Career Programs!

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Dental Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant

Visit our Health Training Online for list of all courses & descriptions.