Programs | WTCS Skip to content
WTCS Images Programs Landing Page Banner Image 2X

Programs

You’re feeling called to do something greater. You want new challenges, more contentment or maybe more security. Whatever your reason, with more than 500 degree programs, short-term diplomas and apprenticeships, chances are we have the change you seek. We're ready whenever you are.

Graduates

Icon–Money sign with envelope

$45756

median salary for associate degree holders

2019 Graduates

93%

of graduates are employed within 6 months

Graduates

Icon–Graduation cap inside location graphic

93%

of graduates live and work in Wisconsin

Image Asset Icon Large–Person At Crossroads

There are so many options to help you find something you love to do. Start with this quick quiz and in under 10 minutes you'll have identified the career areas that match your lifestyle and interests.

Take the Quiz

Career Areas

Wherever you are along your education and career path, our colleges offer opportunities in many different career areas.

Woman smiling with cows in the background

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career area includes programs focused on the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products and resources.

85% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Agriculture Equipment & Mechanics

Farm Business & Management

Horticulture & Landscaping

Explore Programs in this Area
Architect discussing plans with construction worker

Architecture and Construction

The Architecture and Construction area includes programs in the design, planning, management, building and maintenance of structures.

82% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

 Architectural Technology

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, A/C

Explore Programs in this Area
Woman smiling with film equipment

Arts, AudioVisual Technology and Communications

The Arts, AudioVisual Technology and Communications career area includes programs to help students in the design, production, exhibition, performance, writing, and publishing of multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism and entertainment services.

70% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Digital Media Design

Gaming & Animation

Television & Video Production

Explore Programs in this Area
Woman working on laptop smiling

Associate of Arts and Science Degrees

Apply this liberal arts education toward what's next in your educational journey. These programs provides students with an excellent foundation for continuing experience in higher education.

Explore Programs in this Area
Two people in business meeting

Business, Management and Administration

The Business Management and Administration career area includes programs focused on the planning, organization, direction and evaluation of business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

69% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Administrative Assistant

Human Resources

Office Manager

Explore Programs in this Area
Teacher in classroom with young child

Education and Training

The programs in the Education and Training career area focus on the planning, management and provision of education, training services and related learning support services.

86% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Early Childhood Education

Library & Information Services

Teaching Assistant

Explore Programs in this Area
Two students studying in library

Finance

The Finance career area programs teach students about planning and services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance and business financial management.

71% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Accounting Assistant

Financial Services

Tax Accountant

Explore Programs in this Area
Four students in scrubs practicing on sim patient

Health Sciences

The Health Science career area includes programs related to planning, management, and provision of therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

83% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Dental Hygienist

Dietary Manager

Radiography

Explore Programs in this Area
Chefs working in kitchen

Hospitality and Tourism

The Hospitality and Tourism career area programs focus on the management, marketing and operation of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel-related services.

80% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Banquet and Catering Manager

Event Planner

Restaurant Chef

Explore Programs in this Area
Patient and therapist talking

Human Services

The Human Services career area includes programs for counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care and consumer services.

72% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Barber/Cosmetologist

Funeral Service Director

Sign Language Interpreter

Explore Programs in this Area
Students coding in computer lab

Information Technology

The Information Technology career area programs focus on the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

81% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Computer Support Technician

Network Security Specialist

Web & Software Developer

Explore Programs in this Area
Public safety students at target practice

Law, Public Safety and Security

The Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security career area educates students on how to protect people and communities.

78% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Forensic Science

EMT – Paramedic

Law Enforcement

Explore Programs in this Area
Students observing welding

Manufacturing

The Manufacturing career area programs focus on conducting or managing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities, such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

83% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

CNC Operator

Safety Engineer

Welder

Explore Programs in this Area
Two students studying together and smiling

Marketing, Sales and Service

The Marketing, Sales and Service career area programs focus on anticipation, planning, management and satisfaction of consumers’ demand for products, services, and ideas by performing marketing, sales and service activities.

68% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Graphic & Web Design

Marketing & Communications

Social Media Marketing

Explore Programs in this Area
Students working on science experiment

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career area programs focus on planning, management and provision of scientific research and professional and technical services (physical science, social science, engineering), including laboratory and testing services and research and development.

90% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Civil Engineering Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

Electronics

Explore Programs in this Area
Student using driving simulator

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

The Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career area involves planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water, including related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

85% of graduates employed in a field related to their education.

Example Careers

Automotive Mechanic

Supply Chain Manager

Truck Driver

Explore Programs in this Area
Aeronautics dashboard

With so many options you're sure to find a great career in a field you love.

Search all Programs

Options that Fit Your Life

Begin a career you love wherever you are in life. Start with a short term diploma and build from there, or come back to learn some specific skills - we're with you every step of the way.

Graduates at graduation ceremony

Affordable Education

Wisconsin's technical colleges offer you a degree in a shorter amount of time and for less money

Learn More
Student on laptop outside

Flexible Learning

Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges meet students where they are in their educational journey with flexible learning options

Learn More
Cover of 2020-21 Guidebook

Annual Guidebook

This annual viewbook provides an overview of the services and options available at Wisconsin's technical colleges

Learn More