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Global Skills

Global Skills

The global skills certificate, offered through the Center for International Studies, is designed to assist students to understand and appreciate the impact of international affairs on their daily lives.

Students completing the certificate learn to value different cultures, and political and economic systems and are familiarized with the numerous international connections that exist between countries through trade, diplomacy, international organizations, and communication technology.

Learn more about the Center for International Studies at Parkside.

Global Skills certificate through UW Flex Option
Working parents, busy adults, and other nontraditional learners have new opportunities to move quickly toward their educational goals and earn a respected University of Wisconsin credential at a pace that fits their busy lives. 

The UW Flex Option provides a high-quality, reasonably priced, self-paced alternative to more traditional classroom and online formats. Flex Option programs, including the global skills certificate, allow busy adult learners to start their studies any month and work at their own pace, online, when and where their schedules allow. 

Students earn credit by passing assessments and may draw upon existing knowledge – acquired through prior course work, military training, on-the-job training, and other learning experiences – to pass assessments more quickly.


Contact Information
Contact Info

Lorene Bakkila
Phone: (262) 595-2334

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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