Our regional campuses offer students the opportunity to get started on a bachelor’s degree, enhance existing skills or complete a certificate or degree program. Beyond the classroom, students will find a breadth of support services and study resources at each location. Madison College is proud to be a vital partner in these four communities. You can support students in a specific area by designating your gift to one of our regional campus initiatives.
Students at the Portage Campus enjoy a friendly environment where they can choose to get started on a bachelor’s degree, obtain pre-requisites for a program or complete one of the degree programs offered here. The improved science facilities provide students an impactful classroom experience. Full programs at the Portage Campus include liberal arts transfer, accounting, business management, human resource management, and criminal justice, . Class sizes are small, and the faculty and staff support is outstanding. Students can receive training in advanced manufacturing at the Portage Enterprise Center (PEC). The PEC provides space and entrepreneurial help to technology focused start-up businesses.
Walk through the front doors of Madison College-Reedsburg, and one is likely to find students working together in the student lounge, getting help from a tutor in the Student Achievement Center or enjoying some quiet time in the library. Many students come here to complete their nursing degrees, but other programs and certificates can be earned here as well. They also can enroll in liberal arts classes. While attending classes in Reedsburg, students receive the ideal balance of challenge and support.
Madison College-Truax has expanded from one main building to an entire multifacility campus with more room than ever to cultivate a strong community. The main building features the newly constructed Gateway and Ingenuity Center at its front door. Across the street, the Health Education Center houses many health care programs in a leading-edge facility. And down the street is our Human and Protective Services Center where we are training tomorrow’s police officers, fire technicians and paramedics to save lives in our community and beyond. Most programs are offered at Truax, along with the majority of liberal arts classes and support services. While Truax is the largest Madison College campus, students can still enjoy small class sizes led by experienced, caring instructors.
Welcome to the Madison College-Commercial Avenue location, home to 18 apprenticeship programs, many individual courses, and the Construction and Remodeling program. Students at Commercial Avenue are prepared for their careers with hands-on technical training from experienced instructors. Notably, our Tools for Tomorrow program provides guidance for women seeking careers in technical trades. Plus, our Center for Adult Learning assists dislocated workers in gaining new skills to find employment.
Madison College-South is settled in one of the city’s most culturally rich areas. Students can get help in many areas from the warm, supportive staff and faculty. A wide variety of classes are offered here, many of which are taught in multiple languages. A multitude of certificate programs are available, from Basic Microsoft® Office to Early Childhood Education. Students can begin the liberal arts portion of their education here, too. Many students have earned certificates while completing the pre-requisites for degree programs here. The resources available at Madison College-South are as diverse as our student body.
Students here have access to a number of degree programs such as marketing and business technology. Students can also start working toward a bachelor’s degree with a wide array of liberal arts transfer courses. Exposure to leading edge technology is alive and well here in Fort Atkinson, particularly in the new advanced manufacturing labs. As one nears the campus, it’s hard to miss the 155-foot-high wind turbine, which provides amazing opportunities to students learning about wind and renewable energy.
Students taking classes at Madison College-Watertown can find a wide variety of courses here that will open doors to their dream careers. Graduates find success after completing degree programs such as Administrative Professional, Electronics, Finance and Supervisory Management. Technical training opportunities in areas such as wind and renewable energy and health care are available too. Madison College-Watertown has much to offer students from career enhancing opportunities to preparation for a bachelor’s degree.
Between classes, students might explore Madison’s famous State Street for a bite to eat or for a cup of coffee while studying. In addition to housing programs such as Animation and Barber/Cosmetology, there are many liberal arts transfer courses available here. Madison College-Downtown allows students to discover their creative side through classes in ceramics, jewelry-making and photography. Budding professional artists also can enroll in our college transfer art classes for a great beginning to a bachelor’s degree. Students do not have to worry about parking when they use their free Madison Metro bus pass and our campus shuttle.