Online Learning for Working Professionals

Professional & Continuing Education

UW Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) offers a variety of programs for engineers to update skills, boost careers, or delve into new fields. PCE courses are built for adult learners and offered in the evening, on weekends, and online. Our degrees, certificates and courses are developed in partnership with regional leaders, such as Boeing, to give you access to important contacts and industry expertise.

Learn more: Certificates, degrees, courses and short programs.

Student Guide

The Online Learning Student Guide is intended for prospective and current students in the following online graduate programs:

Steps to take before your first quarter begins at the University of Washington.

Resources for registration, including deadlines.

Deferring admission, dropping a course, leave policy, and transferring between the online and on-campus programs.

Textbook and technology requirements general to all engineering PCE courses

General information about scanning documents and submitting assignments.

General information about taking tests online and using the EDGE Materials Handler.

Options for grading and ordering transcripts.

Resources for online students, such as Husky Cards, using the libraries, UW email and technology services, and accommodations for students with disabilities.

How to reach support staff, ask questions, get advice.