EPD Department Structure & Information

The Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) is an internationally recognized, financially self-sustaining academic department within the UW-Madison College of Engineering with an annual operating budget of $13 million dollars. The Department seeks to fulfill the university's commitment to the "Wisconsin Idea" by providing non-credit short courses, customized training, internet delivered distance degree programs, and technical assistance to practicing professionals in a wide range of technical disciplines. The department also provides outreach programs to industry managers, government agency specialists, and K-12 students related to technology management, implementation, and career development.

EPD Mission:  To provide engineering and technical professionals with the knowledge and skills to benefit their careers, industry, and society.

EPD Vision:  To be the most trusted, respected, and recognized provider of quality and value in lifelong education for engineers and technical professionals.


For Industry:
  • We are a trusted resource that provides objective and highly-valued education for engineers and technical professionals.
  • We remain committed to delivering quality technical information with experiential learning that leads attendees to be loyal partners as lifelong learners.
For Ourselves:
  • We seek to recruit and retain the best talent and provide an environment that inspires their passion and commitment to education.
  • With trust and respect for each other, we apply an “exceed expectations” attitude in everything we do—working tirelessly to collaboratively achieve our mission and carry out our vision.

EPD Groups:
  • Business Operations
  • Credit Programs
  • Professional Development Programs
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  • Human Resources




Keywords:EPD Department org chart committees definitions mission vision   Doc ID:60538
Owner:Paul M.Group:Engineering Professional Development - Department Resources
Created:2016-02-07 18:55 CSTUpdated:2018-12-07 14:43 CST
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