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Madison Area Technical College

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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Admissions Requirements

Start your admission to Madison College with a few simple steps. Contact the admissions representatives at the college with any questions and for assistance along the way.

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Madison College Experience

Explore more than 180 programs across 11 areas of study. Choose from short-term certificates, technical diplomas and two-year associate degrees.

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Your decision to attend Madison College will lead you to great things. We are the #1 source of UW-Madison transfer students and a leader in workforce training. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or begin your career, starting your path at Madison College is a wise move.

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Learn job-ready skills from instructors with years of real world experience in the areas they teach. Many hold Ph.D. degrees and teach at the University of Wisconsin and other institutions. More importantly, they care about you and your success.

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Madison Area Technical College

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1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704-2599

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Workforce Solutions

Employers can interact with the college in several ways.

  • We customize training and professional services to meet your and your employees' needs.
  • We offer non-credit classes and certifications in many career areas.
  • Hire the brightest and the best from Madison College.
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Online Students Find Success

Online learning was a new experience for many students when COVID-19 closed schools in March 2020. Students had to adjust to a new way of thinking about college classes. While some things changed, many aspects remained the same.  

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42 Animals Find Forever Homes … Fast

When Madison College campuses closed in response to COVID-19, it posed an urgent challenge for the college’s Veterinary Technician program. Staff members were still caring for 19 dogs and 23 cats at the Truax Campus. Would there be enough time to find the animals new homes? What happened next, is a remarkable story of teamwork and community support. 

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Madison College News

Madison College celebrating a decade of Camp Hero

Promoting girl power in protective services careers; that’s been the goal of Camp Hero for the last ten years. The camp focuses on teaching young women what it’s like to work in protective service. Ten years ago, Madison Fire Capt. Jen Roman realized women were underrepresented in the EMT, fire and policing fields.

Pat Wongkit has helped raise a community through her work in Madison’s north side

I have worked at Northport and Packer Community Learning Centers since they were established in 1995 — and I’ve lived in the Packer Townhouses since 1985. Our business model is designed around the idea that all staff live on-site.

It’s never too late: 67-year-old Madison man graduates high school

Every day for the last two years, a Madison man has shown that through hard work anything is possible. “I know it sounds silly to you or crazy to you and you may not understand it,” 67-year-old Charles Satterfield said. “But, yeah, having a high school diploma and degree, ‘Charles G. Satterfield.’ Wow.” Satterfield received a GED diploma on Thursday at Madison College. The next morning, he went back to the school to work. He has been a custodian there for the last several years.