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Milwaukee Area Technical College

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.

Salary

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$52280

average salary for degree grads 6 months after graduation

Graduates

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95%

of graduates are employed 6 months after graduation

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Admissions Requirements

Start your admission to Milwaukee Area Technical 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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MATC Experience

Earn a high-quality, affordable degree and land a high-paying job right away -- or complete your first two years of college and finish at a four-year university.

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MATC offers 170+ degree, diploma and certificate programs with industry-experienced instructors who make sure you’re ready to work on day one. We also connect you to 35+ four-year transfer partners, including our guaranteed admission agreements with Marquette University, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Parkside.

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MATC is offering online and limited in-person classes right now. Earn a high-quality, affordable degree and land a high-paying job right away -- or complete your first two years of college and finish at a four-year university. We’re open in-person and virtually and ready to help you answer your questions, connect with you in a virtual visit or apply!

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Milwaukee Area Technical College

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700 West State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443

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Workforce Solutions

MATC’s Workforce Solutions recognizes that the professional development needs of every organization are unique. Our results oriented customized training programs increase employee productivity and improve your company’s ability to reduce costs and increase revenue.

Training can be delivered on-site or online, and on a schedule that is most convenient to your business operation and personnel availability.

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IT Alumni Keep Networks Reliable During Pandemic

Who keeps Milwaukee networks functioning efficiently for remote workers and virtual classrooms? The answer may surprise you. MATC alumni are key. They play crucial roles as the hardworking, information technology (IT) professionals our community relies on every day.

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MATC Promise Assists Student on Journey to Become a Doctor

Born in war-torn Somalia, Milwaukee Area Technical College student Yasmin Ali has already overcome more obstacles than many individuals see in a lifetime. In 2006, her parents fled to Egypt with their children in search of safety and a better life. 

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Milwaukee Area News

MATC graphic design grad exemplifies creative, practical education

Community mural artist Tia Richardson not only does beautiful work, but she brings people together to create it. She is a muralist, filmmaker, teacher and entrepreneur, and she exemplifies both the creative and the practical education she received at Milwaukee Area Technical College, according to Laura Bray, vice president of college advancement and external communications at MATC.

MATC sees 23% increase in applications in health care program amid COVID-19

Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Healthcare Pathway program allows students to gain experience working in hospitals, clinics, rehab centers and more.

MATC President Martin discusses “Moon Shot” effort to close equity gap

Chancellor's Report: A Conversation About Closing The Higher Education Equality GapOn this Chancellor's Report we take a look at what UWM is doing to eliminate the higher education equality gap. Our guests will discuss UWM's Moon Shot for Equity program and the role that the Higher Education Regional Alliance in Milwaukee works with the Moon Shot program. Our guests today are UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone, MATC President Vicki Martin and Georgia State University Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success Tim Renik.