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Study at Madison Area Technical College

Founded in 1912, Madison Area Technical College or MATC, is the technical and community college for the Madison, Wisconsin area. It is among the largest of the schools in the Wisconsin Technical College System. It enrolls more than 40, 000 students every year. MATC is comprised of ten campuses, six of which are located in Madison and four others in the nearby cities of Reedsburg, Watertown, Fort Atkinson, and Portage. MATC offers more than 100 associate degrees and technical diploma programs, as well as other certifications and adult continuing education programs. The sports teams of MATC are known as the WolfPacks. They participate in a variety of sports including volleyball, softball, baseball, soccer and golf.

Profile of Madison Area Technical CollegeMadison Area Technical College can be found in Madison, WI (a medium-sized city). The school is a public institution. The Post-Baccalaureate certificate is the highest degree at Madison Area Technical College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in nursing and emergency medicine.

Madison Area Technical College Selectivity

Madison Area Technical College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications. People attending the school come from a variety of states around the country.

Instructors at Madison Area Technical College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 14, 647 students were enrolled in the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Madison Area Technical College provides accessible high quality learning experiences that serve the community. "

Madison Area Technical College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1, 836licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology282veterinary assistant, medical assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, dental assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiation therapist, . . .
Business and Management261accounting, business management, marketing, operations management, accounting technology, small business management, finance, apparel marketing, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement193criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Liberal Arts186liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Mechanics and Repair104automobile mechanics, autobody repair, small engine mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering99web design, computer security, webmastering, system administration, computer services management, data processing tech, computer networking, computer product certification, . . .
Family and Social Work88housing and human environments, social work courses, child care management, facilities management
Engineering Technician86electronics tech, architectural engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, automotive tech, civil engineering tech, electromechanical instrument tech
Photography and Commercial Art67commercial art, commercial photography
office and Administration43administrative assistant
Construction Trades41carpentry, property management
Design32interior design, design and visual communication
Therapy and Counselling31massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy29occupational therapist assistant, parks and recreation management, dietetic technician
Cooking and Culinary Arts26restaurant and catering management, pastry
Medical administration26medical transcription, medical secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology26personal grooming
Production Trades21machine shop assistant, welding
Law18legal assistant, court reporting
Hospitality15hospitality management
Media15printing equipment operation, graphic communications, animation and special effects, media and digital communications
Science and Laboratory Technician14biology tech
Landscaping and Horticulture14applied horticulture
Real Estate and Construction Management12real estate
Agricultural Science and Management9agricultural machine tech
Contact: Madison Area Technical CollegeMadison Area Technical College

3550 anderson St

Madison, WI 53704

General Phone: (608) 246-6100


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