Online Learning

Distance Learning - Online Courses and More

Distance Learning involves course instruction offered via various technologies. These options allow students to take courses at their convenience or at sites near their home or work.

Distance Learning options include:

Programs that are offered entirely online

Online courses

If you have access to a computer with an internet connection that meets the minimum computer requirements, you can take advantage of the convenience of online courses. These courses are geared to adult learners who want flexibility in their schedules. More than 400 online courses are offered in business, computer technologies, health occupations, liberal arts, technology and applied sciences, and more.

  • Assignments and coursework are sent through Blackboard.
  • You can access the coursework at your convenience.
  • Instructors may recommend specific times for online chats on subject matter. This gives you the capability to communicate with other students and the instructor.
  • You do not attend an actual classroom session.
  • Completed assignments are submitted through Blackboard by designated due dates.
  • Campus time may be required for meetings or testing. This will be noted in the course information in INFOnline.


If you have questions or would like more information, please contact MATC's Distance Learning Office at

If you are interested in pursuing an online course:

  • Take this self assessment to ensure that online courses are for you.
  • View all Online Courses currently available by using the "Search for Classes" option. Add the following three items to narrow your search: Select the semester you are interested in, Select Online from the Course Type, use the "Online Only" option and add the Subject of the course from the drop-down menu.
  • Register for an online course.
  • Review the Orientation to Online Learning in Blackboard.

Online tools available when you are enrolled in online courses:


For more information: 414-297-7986 or

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact MATC's Distance Learning Office at

For more information on the Distance Learning options: 414-297-7986 or

MATC is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System that delivers quality educational experiences to students through online courses.