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Waukesha County Technical College

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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of graduates were satisfied or very satisfied with the education they received at WCTC


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median salary for graduates who obtained new full-time jobs in a field related to their degree

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Admissions Requirements

Start your admission to Waukesha County Technical College with a few simple steps. Contact an enrollment counselor at the college with any questions and for assistance along the way.

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WCTC Experience

Want to reach your academic goals in less time? WCTC’s year-round calendar with 8-week terms allows you to build on your academic momentum, and complete your education and enter the workforce faster.

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WCTC is recognized for outstanding programs in Cyber Security, Robotics, Engineering, Nursing and more. Employers consistently praise our graduates for the level of knowledge and training they bring to their jobs.

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Get a head start with credit for prior learning! Earn credit for knowledge gained through advanced high school classes, previous college coursework, military training, work or volunteer experience.

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Workforce Solutions

WCTC values its strong partnerships with local business, industry and community organizations. Working in tandem, the College provide individuals and area employees with practical skills needed for success. The Corporate Training Center offers professional development workshops, consulting services and customized training; the Small Business Center provides networking events and clubs, noncredit courses, small business certificates and other services. Additionally, WCTC offers continuing education courses for those in select fields, such as health care and law enforcement.

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The Culmination of the Academic Experience

End-of-program projects are a highlight for students
Toward the end of their program, most WCTC students must complete a capstone project – a portfolio, report or other assignment – as a final requirement to graduate. It allows them to demonstrate their learning, think critically and problem solve, and for many, it is a high point of their education.

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Web and Software Development Degree Leads Alum to the Red Carpet

Alex Woodward followed an unlikely path that led him from Lake Country to the red carpet.

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Waukesha County News

WCTC opening new campus training facility, shooting range in January

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) is wrapping up the construction of a new police training building, which will include classrooms and a new indoor shooting range, and Fletcher Arms will soon be taking over WCTC’s old shooting range at the Pewaukee Campus.

Industry Ties Run Deep: WCTC, Industry and Business Organizations Partner for Economic Success

When Rich Barnhouse, Ph.D., began his role as president of Waukesha County Technical College in January, he made a promise to get out into the community to meet with local leaders of business and industry. Since then, he has visited more than 35 local manufacturers to check out their operations, learn more about the products they make and see how the College can better prepare students for jobs at their companies.

Waukesha teen graduates high school, college in same school year

While the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many students online, one Waukesha teen used the time home to her advantage – graduating from high school and college in the same school year.