Creative Arts, Design & Media


Welcome to the Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway!

brian-carlson-dean.pngWhether your goal is to earn a technical diploma or associate degree, transfer to a four-year college or start a career, MATC's Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway will prepare you to showcase your creative talents in the Milwaukee area and beyond. State-of-the-art classrooms, labs and equipment will provide you with hands-on instruction from your first day on campus, so you can develop a portfolio, gain career-related experience, and join a community of artistic professionals.

Brian D. Carlson, Ed.D.
Dean, Creative Arts, Design & Media


About the Pathway

The Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway provides comprehensive education and training in the arts to prepare students for a career or to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Our mission is to educate students to deliver their talents and skills through coursework that supports exploration and practical application toward creative industry careers that unify our diverse community.

As a student in the Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway, you will discover your artistic expression through the guidance of our talented faculty of industry professionals. Whether your passion is animation, gaming, visual media, cooking, baking, music, design, photography, or broadcasting, MATC has a program to help you gain the skills you need to begin an exciting career.


Office Location

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
C-Building, C204

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm  
  • in-person and virtual (for virtual,expected response time for messages and email: 1 business day (or less)




Not Sure What Program is Right for You? 

Meet with a Career Coach  or use the Pathway locator tool.

Last updated: 03/16/2021