Biopharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
5445 E. Cheryl Pkwy., Fitchburg, 608-273-9737, www.btci.org
Continuing education for scientists, K-12 outreach.
Blue Sky School of Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork
2122 Luann Lane, 608-270-5245, www.Blueskymassage.com
818-hour program. Full- and part-time options, continuing ed.
Cardinal Stritch University
8017 Excelsior Dr., 800-383-3308, www.stritch.edu
Graduate, undergraduate and certificate business degree programs. Courses are accelerated, meet one night a week.
Concordia University Wisconsin
2909 Landmark Pl., Ste. 101, 608-277-7900, 800-859-4872, www.cuw.edu/madison
Accelerated adult classes toward A.A. and B.A. degrees in business management, liberal arts and criminal justice.
Diesel Truck Driver Training School
Hwy 151 and West Sun Prairie, Sun Prairie, 800-383-7364, www.truck-school.com
Two-week basic-skills program, class-A commercial driver program. Financial aid available; funding
through state grant programs under the Workforce Investment Act.
East-West Healing Arts Institute
2425 Normandy Lane, 608-240-1600, www.acupressureschool.com
786-hour, 10-month program. Study in Eastern and Western practice.
1000 Edgewood College Dr., 608-663-2294, www.edgewood.edu
Catholic independent liberal arts college, over 40 majors. Weekend degree program, graduate programs in education, business, nursing, marriage and family therapy, and religious studies. Doctoral program in education leadership.
Extra Bold Portfolio School
121 South Pinckney St., 608-250-9253, www.extraboldschool.com
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5218 E. Terrace Dr., 608-249-6611, www.herzing.edu
Three-year bachelor degrees in business administration, information technology, and technology management. Two-year associate degrees, one-year programs and IT certification training.
Lakeland College Kellett School of Adult Education
3591 Anderson St., Ste. 101, 608-244-2725, www.lakeland.edu
B.A. degrees in accounting, business administration, computer science, hospitality management and marketing, master's in business administration and counseling. Evening, BlendEd and online classes.
Lakeside School of Massage Therapy
6121 Odana Rd., 414-372-4345, www.lakeside.edu
Accredited 750-hour program, federal financial aid available.
Madison Area Technical College
3550 Anderson St., 53704, information: 608-246-6100, financial aid: 246-6170, testing: 246-5220, GED: 258-2440, www.matcmadison.edu
Offers associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates in over 100 programs, courses in Madison and surrounding sites.
Madison Cosmetology College
310 Westgate Mall, 608-271-4204, www.cosmetologycollege.com
Cosmetology, nail technology and aesthetics.
Madison Media Institute
2702 Agriculture Dr., 800-236-4997, www.madisonmedia.com
Accredited school offering associate degrees in recording and music technology, comprehensive broadcasting, and multimedia technology.
Martin's College of Cosmetology
6414 Odana Rd., 920-426-1555 ext. 111, www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/schools/martins_madison/
Hairstyling, aesthetics, nail technology. Accredited by NACCAS.
MATC Alternative Learning Division
211 N. Carroll St., Rm. D209, 608-258-2440, www.matcmadison.edu
Free service to adults needing instruction in reading, job-seeking skills, math, GED/HSED preparation, citizenship, English as a second language and writing through 12th-grade level. Support services available to special-needs students.
MESLS ' Madison English as a Second Language School
3009 University Ave., 608-233-9962, www.mesls.org
Intensive English-language courses at all levels.
MSCR (Madison School & Community Recreation)
Year-round life-long learning courses.
New Horizons Computer Learning Center
1255 Deming Way, 888-610-1055, www.NewHorizons.com
Certification in Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, Citrix, Novell, more; courses in Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, business skills, English, more.
835 West Badger Rd., 608-244-4650, www.tds.net/omega/home.htm
Adult basic skills preparation for general education development (GED) certificate or high school equivalency diploma (HSED).
Operation Fresh Start Inc.
1925 Winnebago St., 608-244-4721, www.operationfreshstart.org
Employment training and education program for young people 16-24. Participants can earn an HSED while building homes for low-income families, are paid a living allowance and receive an education award for continued education upon the completion of their term.
Tibia Massage School
6225 University Ave., 608-238-7378, www.tibiamassageschool.com
700-hour massage program, transformational bodywork course, continuing ed.
University of Wisconsin-Extension
1 Fen Oak Ct., Rm. 138, 608-224-3700, www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/dane
Agricultural, natural resource, family living, horticulture, Dane County Master Gardeners, nutrition education and 4-H youth development programs.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Information: 262-1234, www.wisc.edu
UW-Madison Adult and Student Services Center
1305 Linden Dr., 608-263-6960, www.dcs.wisc.edu/services
Serves adults exploring educational or career options through counseling workshops and continuing education grants. Drop-in service at local library branches. Also assists with becoming a UW-Madison special (nondegree) or guest student.
UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies
1305 Linden Dr., 608-262-1156, www.dcs.wisc.edu
Learning opportunities for youth and adults. Summer Session classes, personal enrichment and professional development programs, advising and counseling for nondegree credit students, career workshops and services for returning adults, activities for senior learners.
UW-Madison Evening and Distance Learning Courses
1305 Linden Dr., 608-262-1156, www.dcs.wisc.edu/classes/extendday.htm
About 350 for-credit classes taught after 4:30 pm on campus, or by Internet, TV, videotape and CD-ROM.
UW-Madison Executive Education
Fluno Center, 601 University Ave., 608-441-7357, uwexeced.com
Noncredit UW-Madison seminars for executives and managers in a variety of business and managerial topics. Several certificate series available.
UW-Madison Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO)
1305 Linden Dr., 608-262-3309, www.dcs.wisc.edu/services/PLATO.htm
Ongoing educational experience for retirees; members meet in small groups to discuss various topics and current issues.
UW-Madison Programs for Youth
More than 90 noncredit youth programs at UW-Madison for K-12 students year-round.
UW-Madison Summer Sessions Office
1305 Linden Dr., 608-262-1156 or 262-1668, www.dcs.wisc.edu/summer
More than 1,600 summer credit classes in one- to 13-week sessions.
UW-Madison Wisconsin Union Mini Courses
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., Rm. 509, 608-262-3156 or 262-5771, www.wisc.edu/minicourses
150+ short noncredit classes, five sessions a year. For UW students and faculty and their spouses/domestic partners or Wisconsin Union members (Union membership is open to public), catalogs on campus or upon request.
Upper Iowa University
4601 Hammersley Rd., 608-278-0350, www.uiu.edu
B.S. evening-degree programs in management, business, human resources, human services, public administration, psychology, accounting, technology and information management, and criminal justice.
WESLI (Wisconsin ESL Institute)
19 N. Pinckney St., 608-257-4300, www.wesli.com
Teaches English as a second language to
adult international students, preparing students to enter undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as for professional purposes. Also offers Spanish classes and a TEFL certificate program for those who want to teach English overseas.