3550 Anderson St.
Madison, WI 53704
Accrediting Agency:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Madison Area Technical College provides career training in nearly 20 different areas. Programs prepare students for immediate work upon graduation or continued studied at the bachelor’s degree level. This can be a time and money-saving venture. In fact, according to the school, its full-time transfer students save an average of $10,000 a year in tuition and fees. Madison College can be found at eight locations throughout Madison, Wis., and four regional campuses throughout South-Central Wisconsin, as well online through its distance learning division.
Madison Area Technical College awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates in more than 144 programs. There are 17 areas of study, including agriculture, food, and natural resources; architecture and construction; business, management and administration; health science; hospitality and tourism; human services; information technology; law, public safety, corrections, and security; marketing; and transportation, distribution, and logistics. Many degree and certificate programs are also offered online or in a hybrid format. Madison College’s transfer degrees satisfy the first two years of general education requirements at other colleges or universities, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This makes it easy for students to continue their education at the bachelor’s degree level.
Madison Area Technical College has been regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1969.
Madison Area Technical College recommends that students check the availability of the program or certificate they are interested in to make sure that it is accepting applications before they apply. Due to popularity, high-demand programs may have a wait list. The college also recommends that students check admissions requirements for the program to make sure they’re qualified to apply, as requirements vary by program. To apply, applicants must submit an application and fee ($35 for online diploma and degree programs, $10 for certificate programs), as well as their official high school transcripts, GED/HSED scores, and any post-high school transcripts required by their specific degree program. Not all certificate applications require transcripts for admittance.