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Career Area: Associate of Arts and Science Degrees
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-499-5
Offered Completely Online
Time to Completion Varies
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Technical Studies - Journeyworker Programs

Technical Studies - Journeyworker is a unique opportunity for students who already possess or are enrolled in a Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate issued by the Department of Workforce Development – Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards registered program which includes a minimum of 400 hours of prescribed apprentice related technical instruction in the Wisconsin Technical College System; Complete all prescribed WTCS apprentice related technical instruction.

Possession of the DWD – BAS Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate AND successful completion of all prescribed coursework fulfills the 39 credit minimum technical studies requirement of the Technical Studies – Journey Worker Associate of Applied Science Degree; Meet the WTCS Associate of Applied Science Degree requirement for a minimum of 21 credits of General Education/Electives as outlined below.

The Technical Studies - Journey Worker Associate Degree program responds to requests for academic recognition of apprenticeship training in the state of Wisconsin. The WTCS provides a program option of an associate degree in Technical Studies. This system-wide approach provides journey workers an option to receive an associate degree around individual needs. Advanced standing procedures will be used to assess the degree requirements for journey-level workers including those who completed a registered apprenticeship program outside of the state of Wisconsin.
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