Founded in 1912 to teach vocational skills, today Madison College is a nationally recognized technical and community college serving parts of 12 counties located in south central Wisconsin. Madison is the second largest of the Wisconsin Technical College System’s 16 colleges and serves about 42,000 students.
Madison College provides “real world smart” education through a comprehensive curriculum of technical, liberal arts and sciences, adult basic education and continuing education, as well as customized training for employers. The college offers associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates as well as classes that transfer to four-year degree programs.
Madison College has earned a solid reputation for high quality, practical and affordable education. Small classes, dedicated teachers and personalized attention help students succeed in their chosen programs to completion. Madison College also offers a variety of online and other distance learning courses. Approximately 88 percent of our graduates are employed soon after graduation. In addition, satisfaction scores among our graduates and their employers routinely rate above 90 percent.
Madison College provides training for more than 140 careers, including biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, network security, digital forensics and visual communications. Our varied programs include accounting, marketing, culinary arts, nursing, automotive technology, criminal justice-law enforcement and welding.
Madison College is the single largest source of students transferring to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the UW System and is one of the state’s leading providers of customized training for employers.
Students can take part in seven intercollegiate sports. Madison College athletic teams often reach regional and national finals and the college boasts a three-time national championship baseball team. In 2010, WolfPack women won the National Basketball Championship! Go WolfPack!
Madison College’s 11 facilities are spread among five campuses making education convenient for students from the city and its surrounding suburbs. Regional campuses are located in Fort Atkinson, Portage, Reedsburg and Watertown.