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Whether you are looking to launch your first career, jumping into a new career, or just exploring your options, Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges are here to help. We offer single classes, short-term certificates and degree programs. Let us help you find your path and meet your goals along the way.

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Wisconsin Technical Colleges

This map highlights the 16 technical colleges throughout the state. Click on a region to learn more about the college in that district.

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Wisconsin Technical Colleges

Blackhawk Technical College

Blackhawk Technical College

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For more than 100 years, Blackhawk Technical College has been providing educational opportunities to the communities it serves. With four locations in Rock and Green counties, our promise to every student is to provide an opportunity to build a future through flexible education in a supportive environment.

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Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College

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With over 118 programs, 38 certificates, and 13 apprenticeships, Chippewa Valley Technical College is here for you, for life! Start here with the most affordable option to complete your general education classes or choose one of our fast, flexible program options to earn your degree and land the perfect job. Plus, we offer cutting edge continuing education to learn new skills or start a new career. No matter what you need, CVTC is The Right Choice!

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Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College

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You’ve got what it takes to do great things in the world. Now, get the degree to back that up. We’re here to help turn your dreams into reality. Choose from programs in high-demand areas like Advanced Manufacturing, Business, IT or Automotive Technology. Or consider our outstanding programs in Aviation, Public Safety, Culinary Arts, Agriculture and Engineering.

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Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College

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Enrolling as a Gateway Red Hawk makes life-changing opportunities a reality. Choose from 70+ affordable, accessible and flexible industry-focused diploma, degree and certificate programs available in Burlington, Elkhorn, Kenosha, Racine and Sturtevant — and online. Build your career with dual credit in high school that counts toward your degree. Advance your education with transfer agreements with 4-year colleges that recognize our high-quality hands-on career training. With exceptional student support resources and campus life opportunities, #BigDreams #StartHere!

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Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College

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Lakeshore Technical College is where you can experience a solid education that will prepare you for a career in the real world. Learn in-person, online, or through a combination that works for you. All programs offer personalized attention from instructors experienced in their fields, the ability to transfer credits to dozens of four-year colleges, and job placement assistance. You can depend on us to support your academic, personal, and financial needs in every way possible.

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Madison Area Technical College

Madison Area Technical College

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Madison College is a world-class community college in Madison, Wisconsin. For more than 100 years, the college has offered educational opportunities to a wide variety of students with varying educational needs.

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Mid-State Technical College

Mid-State Technical College

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Mid-State Technical college has campuses in Adams, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, and Marshfield and over 60 associate degree and technical diplomas programs to choose from—all designed to meet local workforce needs, so our graduates find employment in their chosen career fields close to home. Thanks to a supportive and caring learning environment, state-of-the-art technology, and faculty with professional experience, Mid-State students gain the real-world skills, technical training, experience, and confidence they need for success.

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Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee Area Technical College

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You belong at MATC — with all the other smart Milwaukeeans who aren’t paying $50,000 a year for college. Whether you’re looking for an affordable path to a four-year school, an associate degree, a whole new career or a chance to update your skills, you belong here.

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Moraine Park Technical College

Moraine Park Technical College

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At Moraine Park Technical College, you can achieve your educational goals. We work to make education accessible and affordable. With three campus locations and two regional centers, online and blended learning options, and industry-experienced instructors, Moraine Park offers endless opportunities for lifelong learning and professional development.

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Nicolet College

Nicolet College

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Your path to success begins at Nicolet College. Our main campus is located in Rhinelander on the shores of beautiful Lake Julia, but our reach extends to academic centers throughout the district and through our online classes and programs. As the center for higher education in the Northwoods and beyond, we offer occupational training and a university-level liberal arts education all designed to meet your schedule, support your lifestyle, and ultimately, lead you to the job you want anywhere in the world.

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Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College

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At Northcentral Technical College (NTC), you will gain the skills and confidence to prepare for a successful career, and a successful future, while under the guidance of our caring and committed faculty and staff. The College offers over 190 programs, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Students may also begin their UW degree at NTC through a Liberal Arts partnership with Madison College.

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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

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You’ve got the drive to succeed. NWTC has the high-tech learning labs and instructors with real-world experience. At NWTC, you can prepare for the future you want. You will be surrounded by people who are committed to your success. So, go ahead – pick one of our 200+ academic programs and get started. Together, we will Soar Higher.

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Northwood Technical College

Northwood Technical College

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Located throughout scenic Northwest Wisconsin, Northwood Technical College offers a premier education to thousands of residents every year. Choose from over 100 programs and certificates that are designed to get you hired upon graduation. As a student, WITC’s hands-on assignments, small class sizes and affordable tuition will empower you and provide you with the skills that are desired by employers.

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Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

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We improve lives through excellence in learning. We strive for all of our students to succeed in compelling careers and make positive and impactful contributions to their local communities.

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Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College

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Applied learning. State-of-the-art technology. Instructors with real-world experience. Transfer options. Employer connections. These are a few reasons students choose to attend Waukesha County Technical College. Classes are hands-on and highly interactive, and you will learn from faculty who are masters of their craft and experts in their field. A WCTC education is relevant to today’s world and workforce, so prepare yourself for an affordable, effective and practical learning experience that will propel you forward!

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Western Technical College

Western Technical College

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Western Technical College rests between the Mississippi River and the majestic bluffs of the Driftless Region in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In addition to the main campus, Western has five regional locations in western Wisconsin: Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua. Our Public Safety programs meet at the state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Facility in Sparta. Western offers associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates and a variety of university transfer options.

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Technical College News

Moraine Park Promise makes college possible

At Moraine Park, we believe that higher education should be available to all that desire it. The Moraine Park Promise scholarship program is designed to remove financial barriers and make a college education available to every hard-working high school senior who could not otherwise afford it. It creates a partnership between the student and Moraine Park, so together we can make college possible.

Governor Evers visits MATC to celebrate Apprenticeship Week

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers experienced firsthand the educational and economic value and advantages of apprenticeships Nov. 19 while visiting Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Education Center at Walker’s Square. To help MATC celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Evers toured three programs that can lead to apprenticeships at the Education Center, observing classroom sessions and talking to instructors and students about their experiences.

Nicolet College kicks off Indigenous Way of Knowing program

Nicolet College kicked off its Indigenous Way of Knowing program today with a powwow. The event marked the first powwow in quite some time that many of the participants have attended because of the pandemic. It didn't get in the way of the dancing, drumming, storytelling and singing that took place all day long. Participants in these activities came from various tribes across the state as all 11 federally recognized tribes in Wisconsin were represented at the powwow. Organizers say they see this as merely the first of what will become an annual tradition.