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Angela Willits

 The program supported me on so many levels. I was able to achieve short- and long-term goals. … Going to school part-time opened up so many doors because I was able to network throughout the week and participate in other community opportunities. When I graduated, I had over three job offers.  

Brittany Neal, 2019 Master's of Social Work graduate

 The biggest reason I chose UW–Madison is the people. My [User Experience] coursework focused on how to create meaningful, valuable and goal-driven user experiences, which I use every day at work. [The User Experience program] gave me what I needed to be successful.  

Andrew McConville, User Experience Engineer for a Wisconsin Company
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 My knowledge of real-world project sites and my technical project management course have given me confidence and a frame of reference for efficient project planning. The thought of being responsible for a project plan is much less daunting now.  

Kristine Engel, Student in the Sustainable Systems Engineering program
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