Get a Degree or Diploma

Start a Degree or Diploma

Step 1: Apply for admission

  • Research your degree or diploma program.
  • Check for prerequisites using the Program Requirements Grid.
  • Apply Online (Quickest Way!
    Debit/Credit card is required to submit online. 
    Application fee(s) are non-refundable. If you are unable to pay online, please print form below.
  • Paper Application 
    Print an application form or you can pick one up at any of the four MATC Campuses. Application fee(s) are non-refundable and MUST be attached to application.

    Submit completed application and fees to
    Attn: Admissions
    700 W. State St.
    Milwaukee WI, 53233

    or in-person to any MATC Welcome Center.
  • Switching or Making Changes to your Current Program?
    Use the Program Change/Re-Admission/Update Form
    Application fee(s) are non-refundable and MUST be previously paid when submitting this form.
  • Application Fee Deferment MATC will defer payment of the application fee for an applicant who meets eligibility requirements.
  • Also please see Admissions Deadlines.
  • When you turn in your application, bring your high school transcript and the $30 application fee (non-refundable).
  • For students applying to a health program (except Nursing Assistant) 
    Admissions requires you to complete the CBC Process Acknowledgement Form.  Students will be required to complete the CastleBranch process at petition.  
    Nursing Assistant students will be required to complete the CastleBranch Requirements and Forms as part of the admissions process.
  • If you need financial aid, we strongly recommend that you apply for it as early as possible.
  • Depending on the time of year that you apply for academic admission, in most cases you may apply for financial aid simultaneously.
  • International Students:
    Visit the International Student page for your steps to enrollment.

Step 2: Activate your MATC Account

(available the next business day after your application is entered)

  • Visit Activate My MATC Account
  • Click Activate ID; enter required information
  • Click Activate
  • Read and sign the MATC Usage Agreement
  • Your User Name will be provided
  • Be sure to set up your challenge questions

Step 3: Complete the Online Student Orientation

  • Visit the myMATC student portal
  • View the Online Orientation under Bookmarks for important information regarding the enrollment process (completion of this orientation is mandatory before registering for classes).

Step 4: Submit Transcripts

  • To obtain high school/GED transcripts, complete and mail or deliver this form to your high school or GED testing center.
  • If you have earned credits from another college, complete and mail or deliver this form to that college.
  • Out-of-country transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an approved agency.
  • Have transcripts mailed to the MATC Admissions office:

    Attn: Admissions
    700 W. State St.
    Milwaukee WI, 53233

    or dropped off in-person to any MATC Welcome Center.
  • For timely processing of your application, submit your completed application form, required fees and transcripts together. Submit by mail or in person to any MATC Admissions Office. 
  • Please make checks payable to MATC.

Step 5: Register and Pay Tuition

  • View or print your program plan and register for your classes using the INFOnline link on myMATC.
  • If you have additional questions regarding what courses to select after viewing your program plan, email MATC at or visit or call the Counseling and Advising Office at any MATC campus.

    Downtown Milwaukee Campus  414-297-6267, Room S203
    Mequon Campus  262-238-2200, Room A110
    Oak Creek Campus  414-571-4500, Room A106
    West Allis Campus  414-456-5500, Room 120
  • Pay for classes in person at the Cashier's Office at any MATC campus or online via INFOnline registration. See Tuition and Fees for details.
  • You may pay in three equal installments through the Payment Plan.
  • If an agency or organization is helping you pay tuition, you must register in person and provide an authorization letter at that time.
  • Visit the Financial Aid Office and if you need help paying educational costs. MATC's financial aid code number is 003866.

Sign Up For New Registered Students Welcome Session

  • All first-time students are required to attend a New Student Welcome Session. This session will provide you with important CAMPUS information and other services which will give you a solid foundation for starting your academic studies.
  • Seating is limited at the Welcome Sessions so if you bring a guest, please limit it to one adult. Don't forget to print out/check your email for your reservation confirmation page. It contains all your Welcome Session information.
  • In order to receive your Stormer Pass (MATC Student ID) and U-PASS (FREE MCTS bus card) after the Welcome Session, bring your class schedule and a photo ID when you attend.

    To register, visit New Student Welcome Session

    Please direct any questions to the Office of Student Life at