Academic Programs


Accounting

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Attain fundamental accounting skills in a range of applications, including cost, taxes, governmental, nonprofit and computerized accounting. Coursework covers the financial, managerial, tax and payroll areas of accounting. Your success in the program will be enhanced by abilities to organize complex data, and to perform arithmetic computations quickly and accurately.

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Accounting Assistant

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Prepare for entry-level positions in the accounting field by developing competence in financial, managerial, tax and payroll accounting. Your success in the program will be enhanced by your ability to organize complex data and being detail oriented.

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Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee

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This certificate prepares you to enter the bookkeeping/accounting field in an entry-level capacity. Through the program’s three courses, students develop competence in financial accounting with an emphasis on accounting software, spreadsheets and databases.

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Administrative Professional

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Get ready to take on key responsibilities that include operating new office technologies, performing and coordinating an office’s administrative activities, and storing and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients.

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Advanced Manufacturing Technology

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Gain skills related to the latest manufacturing technology, sometimes known as Smart Manufacturing or Industry 4.0, which requires a skill set related to microprocessor-driven equipment, sensors and processes. The technicians in this environment need exposure to the data collection related to these machines, sensors and processes.

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Advanced Metal Fabrication

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Metal fabricating is highly detailed work. Metal fabricators make and fit parts together using a variety of tools and machines based on patterns that come from blueprints. Metal fabricators also may assemble components or fully finished products. Through this program, you will develop higher-level skills involving the intricate preparation of a part for cutting, fabrication and welding, and in producing parts employing new techniques and using a variety of materials. You will gain advanced skills in operating computer-controlled press brakes and shears, punch, and plasma/laser arc cutting machines.

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Aesthetician

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This two-semester program, in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, prepares you for careers in skincare services. It includes advanced techniques that will give graduates an edge over those with a basic aesthetician certificate. You will become eligible to take the state board aesthetician licensing examination, and work in upscale spas or alongside medical professionals. Instruction includes consultations; skin analysis; anatomy and physiology of the skin; effects of aging, skin diseases and disorders; facial and body treatments; benefits and use of machines; makeup techniques; color analysis; advanced techniques of microdermabrasion and chemical exfoliation; creating a business plan; and the study of Wisconsin laws, safety and sanitation.

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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

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Attain the in-demand skills and knowledge employers seek for technically trained individuals in sales, system design and layout, and supervision of equipment installation, maintenance and servicing. The program provides the necessary background in mathematics, drafting, electricity and thermodynamics. You should have a high mechanical aptitude and be able to work in enclosed areas. People skills, manual dexterity, and the ability to analyze equipment operation are also important for this field.

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Anesthesia Technology

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Graduates of this program are in high demand. The anesthesia technology profession specifically focuses on assisting the anesthesia provider in the safe and efficient care of patients receiving anesthesia during fundamental and advanced surgical procedures.

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Animation

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MATC’s unique facilities and the program's innovative curriculum offer a comprehensive background in animation. You will select either the 2D Animation or the 3D Animation emphasis. Portfolio reviews in several courses are designed to assist you in compiling samples of your work and initiate a job search.

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Appliance Technician

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Combining coursework with hands-on lab experience in two semesters, you will attain the appliance-servicing skills needed to enter this challenging field. There has been a tremendous rise in the quantity and variety of household electrical appliances being marketed today. Because many of these are complex automatic and semiautomatic appliances, a greater degree of knowledge is required to diagnose and service them.

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Architectural Technology

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Prepare for working in fields related to architecture and construction with training in computer-aided architectural drafting and Building Information Modeling. Students are introduced to architectural drafting first through basic sketching techniques, then through extensive training in computer-aided architectural drafting and Building Information Modeling (BIM) using AutoCAD and Revit (BIM) software. Day and evening courses are offered.

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Architectural Woodworking/Cabinetmaking

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This two-semester program prepares you for employment in cabinet shops, millwork shops, furniture factories, display shops and maintenance shops. The curriculum includes instruction in how to read blueprints, make detailed drawings, and use machinery commonly used in the woodworking industry.

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Associate in Arts

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The Associate in Arts degree provides students with the first two years of bachelor’s degree credit courses that will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The courses in this degree emphasize the humanities and allow students many options to analyze information, think critically and creatively, respect diversity and collaborate with others. Courses may be taken online or face to face. Students who plan to transfer should consult with the four-year college/university regarding specific requirements for a major and the credit transfer details. Associate in Arts Online – Accelerated program also is available.

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Associate in Arts - Community Engagement: Pre-Major

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Explore contemporary urban issues with an emphasis on social action and diverse perspectives, and learn strategies to create positive change through advocacy and community engagement. Through this program's curriculum, you will develop effective solution-driven approaches and communication skills. This Associate in Arts degree provides the first two years of bachelor’s degree credit courses that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

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Associate in Arts - Global Studies: Pre-Major

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Prepare for intercultural interaction in a globalized society – this program explores contemporary global issues with an emphasis on foreign language study, multicultural perspectives and service learning. Courses may be taken online or face to face. This Associate in Arts degree provides students with the first two years of bachelor’s degree credit courses that will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students should consult with the four-year institution regarding specific requirements for a major and the credit transfer details.

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Associate in Arts – Teacher Education: Pre-Major

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Formerly Associate in Arts – Educational Foundations: Pre-Major To prepare for a teaching career, this program is designed for students interested in entering K-12 teacher licensing programs at four-year colleges and universities. This degree enables MATC students to fulfill the first two years of requirements for a bachelor’s degree. The curriculum includes courses focused on the foundations of urban education.

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Associate in Arts Online - Accelerated

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The Associate in Arts Online - Accelerated degree provides students with the first two years of bachelor's degree credit courses that will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. You can complete this degree entirely online and in one year of full-time study through five sessions. A session lasts seven or eight weeks. The degree also can be completed in more time, per the student's schedule. Proper time management, competent computer skills and staying current with classwork are essential for success. Students who plan to transfer are advised to consult with the four-year college/university regarding specific requirements for a major.

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Associate in Science

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Economic issues affect you as a consumer, worker and investor. Gain knowledge of economics and develop the analytical and communication skills needed for transfer to a four-year college, and to begin a career related to economics, business or finance. You also will become competent in making personal decisions that rely on understanding economics. This program provides the first two years of bachelor's degree credit courses that can transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students who plan to transfer should consult with the four-year college/university regarding specific requirements for a major. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

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Associate in Science – Chemical Technology: Pre-Major

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The Associate in Science degree with Chemical Technology emphasis provides the first two years of bachelor’s degree credit courses that will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. MATC’s state-of-the-art labs give students an advantage as they prepare for bachelor’s degree studies and the workforce. Courses emphasize chemistry and prepare students for both transfer to a four-year chemistry degree and to begin work in an industrial chemistry lab. Summer research/internship opportunities are available. Students who plan to transfer should consult with the four-year school regarding specific requirements for a major and credit transfer.

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Associate in Science – Economics

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Economic issues affect you as a consumer, worker and investor. Gain knowledge of economics and develop the analytical and communication skills needed for transfer to a four-year college, and to begin a career related to economics, business or finance. You also will become competent in making personal decisions that rely on understanding economics. This program provides the first two years of bachelor's degree credit courses that can transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students who plan to transfer should consult with the four-year college/university regarding specific requirements for a major. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

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Audio Engineer

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Completing this two-semester program will prepare you for entry-level positions in the audio engineering field, including working with live sound at concerts, stage and church settings; studio recording and studio engineering; field recording; production of beats; audio for gaming; sound for film; and sound for interactive applications such as animation, multimedia and the web. Important to your success in this program is your ability to work as part of a team as well as being a self-starter, and to be able to work under stress and meet deadlines.

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Audio Production

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Combining creative and practical aspects of sound and music, this program prepares you for a career in the audio engineering field. Coursework covers working with live sound, such as for concerts and church services, and also includes recording, studio engineering, field recording, production of beats, audio for gaming, sound for film, and sound for interactive applications such as animation, multimedia and web audio. Important to your success in this program is your ability to work as part of a team as well as being a self-starter, to work under stress and to meet deadlines.

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Auto Collision Repair and Finish Technician

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After two semesters, you will have the in-demand skills, including spray painting, to work as an auto body repair technician.

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Automated Building Systems

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Learn about emerging technologies and gain the entry-level skills required for careers as technicians and specialists in building automation and controls. Courses for this two-semester program are taught in the new Automated Building Systems (ABS) Lab on the Oak Creek Campus.

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Automotive Express Lube Technician

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Drive your future forward by entering the automotive maintenance field. This certificate covers inspection and maintenance of automotive brakes, steering and suspension components, and provides instruction on express lube services. The lab courses feature hands-on learning with lab mockups and vehicles.

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Automotive Maintenance Technician

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This one-year program trains you to service and repair the drivetrain, electrical and mechanical systems of automobiles.

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Automotive Technology - Comprehensive

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Bumper-to-bumper diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance will be taught on automobiles and light trucks. The Automotive Technology programs are: Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training) MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program) CART (Comprehensive Automotive Repair Technology)

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Automotive Technology Maintenance Light Repair

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Get your career started quickly with the skills employers seek for light-duty repair technicians. You will be trained to work in the “Quick Lane” or “Fast Lane” area where maintenance and light repairs are performed. Training will cover operation, diagnosis and repair of electrical systems, brakes, alignments, suspension, steering, climate control, and an introduction to engine performance.

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Aviation Maintenance Technician - General Cert (amt-G)

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Complete this certificate and you will be prepared for entry-level work as a line service technician assisting certified aircraft mechanics and structural assemblers, or you could work in airfield ground support positions.

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Aviation Technician - Airframe

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MATC offers two Aviation Technician programs geared toward instructing you in all phases of aircraft/powerplant maintenance. You are required to attend a minimum of 400 hours of the General Aviation Technician component (offered each fall semester) prior to enrolling in either technical diploma program.

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Aviation Technician - Powerplant

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MATC offers two Aviation Technician programs geared toward instructing you in all phases of aircraft/powerplant maintenance. You are required to attend a minimum of 400 hours of the General Aviation Technician component (offered each fall semester) prior to enrolling in either technical diploma program.

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Baking and Pastry Arts

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In this program, you will be introduced to the techniques of producing artisan breads, classic pastry, pies, tarts and petits fours, celebration cakes, confections and showpieces. Throughout the program, students develop professionalism and proficiency in preparation procedures, production methods and presentation techniques for pastry, baked goods and desserts, as well as cost control and food safety. You will learn firsthand how to run a successful bakery café operation from both the front and back of the house, and then prepare the breads, soups, salads, sandwiches, plated desserts, chocolates and confections for the MATC Baking and Pastry Arts student-operated 6th Street Café. Bakers typically need to stand for long periods of time and require full use of their arms, hands and fingers. Reading ability and basic math skills are important. Other attributes that will contribute to your success include a willingness to assume responsibility for quality of work; and the ability to work well with others.

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Baking Production

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This program is designed to prepare you to produce and prepare pies, cookies, cakes, breads, rolls, desserts and other baked goods in a variety of baking environments, such as independent and in-store bakeries as well as large commercial bakeries, restaurants and hotels. Bakers typically need to stand for long periods of time and require full use of their arms, hands and fingers. Reading ability and basic math skills are important. Other attributes that will contribute to your success include a willingness to assume responsibility for quality of work; and the ability to work well with others.

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Banking and Financial Services

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Prepare for a career in the the finance sector by learning accounting and financial principles. This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the industry, and provides the knowledge and skills to help individuals in related fields broaden their career opportunities.

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Barber

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To enter the barbering profession, you will learn shampooing, trimming, cutting and hairstyling techniques, as well as shaving, beard trimming, hair coloring and chemical texture services. MATC's Barber program can be completed in just two semesters. This 1,000-hour diploma program is in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. When you complete the program, you become eligible to take the state board licensing exam. Keys to your success in the Barber program are good interpersonal skills; effective speaking, listening and time management skills; and manual dexterity. An artistic sense and the ability to visualize hairstyles are important. You must be able to work efficiently under pressure, and sell products and services.

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Bilingual Office Assistant

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If you are fluent in both English and a second language, this program will prepare you for jobs in business, especially firms working internationally. As a student in this program, you will use MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint software in both languages. You will practice international communications via computer videoconferencing, internet, telephone, fax and standard mail. All courses, except foreign language instruction, are taught in English.

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Biomedical Electronics Technology

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Through coursework and lab work focused on electrical safety, medical gas safety, effective communication with caregivers, and the clinical application of electronics and electromechanical devices, you will prepare for a technical career in the healthcare field. Biomedical electronic equipment, such as cardiac monitors, ventilators, infusion pumps, anesthesia machines and x-ray equipment, are some of the devices covered. Computer network skills are also desired.

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Boiler Operator

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This certificate provides opportunities for employment as a boiler operator, facilities maintenance mechanic or power engineer. Important attributes for success include average or better mechanical aptitude. Boiler operators and power engineers start up, regulate and shut down equipment. They ensure that it operates safely, economically and within established limits by monitoring meters, gauges and computerized controls.

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Bricklaying

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Developed with the assistance of tradespeople and contractors, this program prepares you to enter the masonry trade. This one-semester program teaches the fundamentals of laying block and brick.

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Business Analyst

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The Business Analyst program prepares you to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies and operation of an organization. Students use techniques to gather and analyze business requirements, using best practices and relevant technologies. Graduates will be prepared to function as liaisons with IT and subject matter experts, and be able to support a variety of industries.

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Business Management

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Students develop a competence in the business functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling. The program covers all basic essentials including management, business law, office technologies, accounting, risk management and small business management. If you are interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree at the time of admission, select the Four-Year College/University Transfer Emphasis, which features 200-level Liberal Arts and Sciences classes required for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

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Business Management diploma

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Students develop a competence in the business functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling. The program covers all basic essentials including management, business law, office technologies, accounting, risk management and small business management. If you are interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree at the time of admission, select the Four-Year College/University Transfer Emphasis, which features 200-level Liberal Arts and Sciences classes required for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

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Business Management Trainee

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Get a strong start to enter the job market with knowledge of the key components of business. Coursework includes introductions to accounting and management concepts, as well as learning Microsoft Office software.

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Cardiovascular Technology (Echocardiography or Invasive)

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Students begin with general cardiovascular technology (CVT) coursework and then study either the invasive CVT (Cardiac Cath Lab) or noninvasive CVT (echocardiography) subspecialty. Completing this program fulfills prerequisites to take the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist exam, or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CCI) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (ARDMS) exam.

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Carpentry

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Prepare for employment as a carpenter in the construction of residential and commercial structures. The curriculum of this two-semester program emphasizes reading construction blueprints, the various materials and fasteners used, and the fundamental techniques and procedures used in wood-frame construction. Practical experience also is given in the use of power tools and hand tools.

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Central Service Technician

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Central service technicians are essential for maintaining the quality of medical products that are processed, packaged and sterilized at a hospital or clinic. These products range from hospital equipment to surgical instruments that are needed in operating rooms, emergency rooms, labor and delivery, and patient rooms.

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Chemical Processing Technician

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Apply your interests in preparing chemical solutions and using chemical apparatus to the work performed in industrial operations. Through this one-year program, you will gain skills required for working in industrial chemical processing and pilot plant operations.

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Chemical Technician

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Chemical technicians assure the quality of the products made in the manufacturing, chemical and allied industries. This associate degree program trains you to perform as an analyst or chemist’s assistant in paint, plastics, polymer, solvent, electric power and manufacturing companies.

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Child Care Services

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This program provides a framework that will focus on child development, nutrition, creative activities, guidance techniques, and includes practical experience with young children in a child care facility. You may enroll full time or part time; the program is designed for students entering the workforce after earning this diploma and for students continuing their education. Courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional, online, blended and accelerated.

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Civil Engineering Technology

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Assist civil engineers in planning, designing, scheduling, estimating, surveying and inspecting construction projects. These projects include highways, bridges, buildings, water systems, land development and other projects. Also, specific elective surveying courses provide an option for a career in land surveying.

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Computer Electronics Technology

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To prepare for a technical career in the computer networking field, you will learn through extensive hands-on experience how to install, use, maintain, troubleshoot and repair computer and network hardware and software. The program includes the most popular operating systems including Windows, OS X, and other Linux-based operating systems. Network devices, systems and servers will be installed and configured. Administrative tasks will be performed on Windows and Linux-based servers. You will establish iPad and Android-based tablet interaction with other computer systems. Computer hardware will be installed and maintained. Programs are written in C++ and Intel processor assembly language to further understanding of the computer system.

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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Technician

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MATC's equipment includes industrial-based CNC machining centers and turning centers, and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) workstations. Students gain hands-on experience in all phases of programming and operations. This program is accredited by The National Institute for Metalworking Skills, 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030; 703-352-4971; www.nims-skills.org. High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

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Computer Simulation and Gaming

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This cross-discipline program prepares you for a career in animation and gaming; also, the skills are transferable to many other industries such as computer programming, multimedia development and film production. It is designed to create a work-like environment while teaching planning, design, development and testing of computer simulation and gaming products. Students enrolled in the program will choose one of three emphases: Programming, Design or Animation. Students from all three disciplines will be required to work together on assignments so they are exposed to the various aspects of the industry. The program gives students skills in upcoming technologies, object-oriented programming concepts, computer software languages, creative design, planning, modeling, communication, teamwork and problem analysis. Students will plan, create, produce and test simulations and games while understanding market applications, user ramifications and testing requirements.

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Cosmetology

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Develop the skills, including a wide range of hair services, nail services and customer service abilities, needed to enter the cosmetology profession. When you complete this program, which is in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, you become eligible to take the state board licensing examination for Cosmetology. The program can be completed in one year to 18 months, including attendance throughout the summer months. Keys to your success are effective speaking and listening skills, the ability to work well with others, strong customer service focus, organization and time management skills, and good manual dexterity. An artistic sense and the ability to visualize hairstyles are important. You must be able to work efficiently under pressure, and sell products and services.

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Criminal Justice Studies

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This associate degree program prepares you for employment in law enforcement at the state, local and federal levels, as well as in the field of private security. It includes the opportunity for participation in an optional pair of courses as internships within law enforcement agencies. A certificate is available within the program with courses that meet State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board objectives. Successful completion of this program qualifies you to enroll in basic recruit training leading to certification as a law enforcement officer. Some law enforcement agencies list an associate degree as a pre-employment requirement. You also may acquire knowledge that may be acceptable in lieu of other agency requirements.

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Culinary Arts

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This program fuses the art and science of cooking with an introduction to critical business management. You will receive rigorous culinary training, leadership skills and the positive, collaborative attitude needed to excel in the food service world. You also learn classical techniques, as well as develop critical thinking skills within an integrated front-of-the-house curriculum. Coursework includes hands-on education in food production while developing professionalism and proficiency in cooking, cost control, nutrition and sanitation; plus advanced techniques in classical/international cuisines, garde manger, patisserie/dessert and dining room services. Learn firsthand to run a successful food service operation by participating in various on-campus operations, including Cuisine restaurant, International Foods lunch service, and business and industry kitchens. Students will need reading aptitude and basic math problem-solving skills. A high level of physical stamina, an ability to relate to others, and the ability to work rapidly for extended periods of time are important.

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Culinary Assistant

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Learn basic theory and techniques of food production and service through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the food service industry, wherever food is prepared in quantity. For success in this program, students will need reading aptitude and basic math problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work well with others. A high level of physical stamina and the ability to work rapidly for extended periods of time are important.

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Dental Assistant

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Attain the skills required to assist with dental procedures under the supervision of a dentist. You will learn a variety of patient care techniques that are performed under the supervision of the dentist during examination and treatment of patients.

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Dental Hygiene

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This program blends academic and clinical courses, with clinical experience acquired in MATC's on-site dental hygiene clinic and at several external sites.

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Dental Technician

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You will be ready for employment to fabricate dental restorations, including metal and ceramic crowns and bridges and complete dentures, through this two-semester program. The curriculum also includes dental terminology, dental anatomy, occlusion, and computer-aided design (CAD) processes. Students will acquire laboratory skills through hands-on experience in a well-equipped dental laboratory on the MATC campus. Important skills include hand/eye coordination, manual dexterity, and the ability to use small hand instruments with precision. You also will need to be an independent worker.

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Diesel and Powertrain Servicing

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This one-year program prepares you for servicing equipment powered by gas or diesel engines, such as construction equipment and marine applications, with emphasis in the heavy truck field.

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Dietary Manager

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The Dietary Manager certificate consists of both classroom coursework and 150 hours of precepted field experience overseen by a Registered Dietitian. Students enrolled in the Dietetic Technician associate degree program will complete all of these required courses as part of their program. Students who are interested only in becoming eligible for the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals Certified Dietary Manager examination may enroll in just these required classes and earn the Dietary Manager Certificate at MATC.

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Dietetic Technician

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Dietetics is the science of managing food and nutrition to promote health. This program provides theoretical instruction, supervised clinical experience and field experience.

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Digital Imaging

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Learn to use professional equipment and attain the techniques related to composition, lighting and image manipulation required for entry-level employment in the photographic industry. Students are required to own a DSLR camera with manual exposure controls, adjustable apertures and shutter speeds, and interchangeable lens capabilities in order to complete course requirements.

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Digital Marketing and Integrated Communications

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Formerly named Marketing Specialist. Develop a broad cross-section of knowledge, skills and abilities in digital marketing, advertising, marketing research, analytics, social media, client services and integrated marketing communications.

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Early Childhood Education

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This associate degree program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in child care, or exceptional education settings for young children. It offers a comprehensive course of study, including healthcare and nutrition, literature and language arts, creative activities, communication skills and supervised experience in licensed child care centers. Program requirements include the completion of four practicum experiences.

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EKG Technician

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Learn the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the heart, and develop the skills needed to complete and interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs).

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Electrical Power Distribution/ Line Mechanic

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Help keep the power on. This two-semester program prepares students for entry-level electrical line worker positions in industry. Although this program does not substitute for an electrical apprenticeship, it does offer the basic knowledge needed to begin working for some electrical utilities, contractors and in related trades.

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Electricity

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This two-semester program prepares you for entry-level electrician positions in industry and the building trades. Completion of this program does not substitute for an electrical apprenticeship, but does offer you the basic knowledge needed to begin working for some electrical contractors.

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Electronic Engineering Technology

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Prepare for professional and supervisory positions in the field of electronics, and develop skills for engineering support in high-tech electronic industry environments.

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Electronic Technology - Automation

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This program features industry-relevant hands-on labs and is designed to prepare students for a variety of occupations in the field of electronics. Coursework includes electronic systems troubleshooting, integration of computer technologies and field applications.

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Electronics Technician Fundamentals

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Gain the core competencies of electronics, such as DC/AC principles, digital electronics and microprocessors, through coursework that emphasizes hands-on learning.These core skills provide you with entry-level opportunities for employment, or the base knowledge to pursue further education in electronics.

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Emergency Medical Technician

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Prepare to enter the emergency services field, which involves working with other healthcare professionals to deliver critical, prehospital emergency medical care. This program also is designed to enhance existing skills of individuals working in the field. Successfully completing the program with a grade of C or better prepares you to take the National Registry Examination, required for certification and licensure in Wisconsin.

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Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced

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The Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced coursework builds upon skills acquired in the Emergency Medical Technician diploma program. Students learn advanced patient assessment skills and technical skills such as IV access, fluid therapy and administration of dextrose and Narcan. Advanced EMTs perform emergency patient care, basic life support, and limited advanced life support in the field, transporting injured and ill patients to hospital emergency rooms. This program meets Wisconsin licensure requirements.

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Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic

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Become an integral member of a pre-hospital emergency care team, providing medical intervention to the ill or injured and continuing that care during transport to a medical facility. You will learn advanced-level prehospital care and techniques as performed by ambulance service providers.

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Entrepreneurship certificate

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Geared for students interested in starting their own, or assisting with, a small or family-run business, this certificate program provides a strong foundation in modern entrepreneurship. Topics covered include customer discovery, Lean Startup methods and traditional business plans. The two courses are offered in online, accelerated, blended formats.

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Entrepreneurship diploma

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This program benefits those with a desire to own and operate their own business or a family business. It also prepares individuals in the trades and in the arts to unite their passion for their work with a viable business model. The coursework prepares students to step up in management or as an entrepreneur, and acquire the skills needed to successfully run a business. It is also useful for those seeking career advancement or a job change.

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Environmental Health and Water Quality Technology

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This program promotes environmental protection, improvement and sustainability, with a focus on protecting our water, food and air resources. Hands-on coursework includes techniques used to determine water, food, and air quality along with implementing needed corrective actions.

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eProduction

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Prepare for a career in the fast-growing world of on-demand visual media content. Students will have real-world experiences through opportunities with Milwaukee PBS and working with other professionals in visual media programming. The rapid convergence of digital video technologies and consumers’ desires to access visual media virtually everywhere are resulting in opportunities for businesses to distribute content in ways frequently re-imagined. Students will develop the skills in electronic video content production and distribution needed by employers that rely on the internet, mobile, smartphones and other emerging interactive technologies to deliver their visual messages to customers. Learn how to acquire, edit and recode media for multiple delivery options, from inception to distribution to utilization. Skill development will focus on quality production in a “prosumer” environment; emphasizing media message design, digital content management, and multiplatform avenues for delivery of the message.

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Event Management

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Build a dynamic career by preparing for entry-level positions or advancement in event management, meeting planning, special event marketing, or corporate and convention sales. Events and festivals are among the fastest-growing segments of the hospitality/tourism industry. A career in meeting and event planning offers many employment opportunities; the labor-intensive event industry needs motivated people of all ages and backgrounds. Effective communication skills, strong human relations abilities, and problem-solving skills will contribute to your success in the program and on the job.

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Financial Services

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Learn accounting and financial principles to gain the specialized skills, knowledge and core competencies desired for entry-level positions within the finance industry.

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Financial Services Trainee

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Attain the solid foundation in banking and finance concepts needed to enter the industry. Topics introduced include financial markets and instruments, financial institutions, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve System, business cycles, accounting principles, sales presentations and Microsoft Office software.

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Fire Protection Technician

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This program prepares students for employment in the fire service and/or fire-related duties within private industry. The objectives of the program are twofold: to instruct qualified high school graduates who are seeking a career in the fire service, and to update firefighters and officers on changes within the fire service. Students will have the opportunity to obtain three Wisconsin fire certifications and a Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician license.

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Food Service Assistant

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Students will develop skills to begin a career in the food-service industry including restaurants, catering services, hotels, healthcare facilities and schools. You will learn how to prepare and cook-to-order a variety of foods that require a short preparation time. On the job, food service assistants may take orders and serve patrons, and also perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking.

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Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management

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Enter the growing hospitality industry and prepare for a career managing hotels and other facilities that offer accommodations. Lodging managers make sure that guests on vacation or business travel have a pleasant experience and they also ensure that the establishment is run efficiently and profitably.

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Front-End Web Developer

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To prepare for this field's ever-changing technology, you will attain in-depth skills in web design, design tools and web development languages. Coursework includes web marketing, and the designing and publishing of several websites using multiple web-development languages.

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Funeral Service

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This program prepares you for a career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in a profession that demands compassion, dedication and creativity. Our rigorous curriculum trains students to become among the best funeral directors in the expanding death-care profession. Once accepted into the program, they are immersed in all facets of the funeral profession.

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Graphic Design

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You will be introduced to the range of opportunities in this field: design of print- and computer-generated graphics for books, technical manuals, newspapers, magazines, web applications and advertising/marketing materials; and additional design applications for promotional pieces, point-of-purchase, packaging and outdoor advertising.

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Health Information Technology

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Using the latest technology, health information technicians collect, analyze and report healthcare data while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of patient health information.

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Health Unit Coordinator

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Enter the healthcare field in a non-direct patient care role. This program prepares you for responsibilities such as order transcription, clerical support functions and customer service interactions. Technical courses are offered via flexible hybrid (in-class/online) instructional format.

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Healthcare Customer Service

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This certificate includes instruction in medical terminology, healthcare computing and the customer service skills related to working in a healthcare setting. Students earning this certificate will be prepared for entry-level customer service positions in the healthcare industry.

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Healthcare Services Management

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Develop your skills in leadership, management of support staff, and ensuring efficient healthcare organizational workflows according to prescribed quality standards.

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Hotel/Hospitality Management

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Designed specifically for the general hospitality industry, this program emphasizes the education, experience and skill development needed for mid-management/supervisory levels of employment in the hotel/motel industry. Although this is a day program, selected courses are scheduled for evenings and weekends on a rotating basis; accelerated and online options are offered for some courses. You will be required to complete an internship in the course HOTEL-130. Skills and aptitudes necessary for success in the program include a service orientation, willingness to learn, and stamina to work long hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.

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Human Resources

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Develop the entry-level human resources skills that help companies successfully manage employees' talent, abilities and needs to achieve an organization's goals. Specialized areas in the profession include recruitment, selection, training and development, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits.

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Human Service Associate

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Real-world experience will be part of your studies as you prepare for employment as a social service worker. Students can pursue special-interest areas such as working with youths, the elderly or people with disabilities or addictions.

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Individualized Technical Studies

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This associate degree program is designed to meet specific educational needs of students, business and industry not currently served by other degree programs. It is a customized program for students who need to combine skills and knowledge from different disciplines to be productive in tomorrow’s workforce. The curriculum will be drawn from existing offerings at MATC; this degree may be earned through the School of Business, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Media and Creative Arts or Technology and Applied Sciences.

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Interior Design

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Develop the knowledge to create appropriate design solutions. Interior designers use creativity, technical knowledge and aesthetics to create solutions that improve the function and quality of interior environments. Coursework includes manual and computer-aided design (CAD) drawing, commercial and residential planning, design fundamentals and an overview of the design process. Additionally, students will be exposed to the interrelations of color, lighting and materials. Communication skills and presentation techniques assist students in obtaining entry-level employment in interior design.

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IT Computer Support Specialist

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Through hands-on coursework, you will learn to help end-users on the enterprise to administer, troubleshoot and deploy Windows and Mac OSX computers and servers, iOS, Android and Windows smartphones and tablets.

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IT Computer Support Technician

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Attain the knowledge and skills to help assist users with software, computers, servers, networks and mobile devices. This program prepares you for industry-sought certifications, including CompTIA's A+, Network +, Security +, Microsoft Certified Professional in Windows Desktop, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (MCITP), HDI-SCA, HDI-DST and ITIL Foundation, and more.

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IT Digital Forensics Analyst

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Enter the growing field of digital and computer forensics investigation through this one-year program. This program's comprehensive coursework includes material from basic networking, basic security, network security, information systems auditing, risk management, and security policy and procedures. In addition, several courses cover specialized areas of forensics such as mobile forensics and internet forensics. Students can work toward earning several industry certifications.

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IT Help Desk Support Specialist

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Gain the background needed for industry-sought certifications, including CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+, and Mobility+ Device Administrators (iOS, Android and Windows), Microsoft Certified Professional in Windows Desktop, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (MCITP), Apple OSX Certified Support Professional (ACSP), HDI-SCA, HDI-DST, and ITIL Foundation.

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IT Information Systems Security Specialist

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Prepare for a career in computer network and internet security by learning to develop information security strategies, perform risk analyses, install security software, monitor network traffic and develop an emergency response plan. The program also provides background and hands-on experience in securing MS Windows, Unix/Linux, Cisco, networks, servers and clients, and the enterprise network.

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IT Mobile Application Developer

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Develop your skills in software development with an emphasis on creating mobile applications. You will learn essential programming skills while developing mobile applications for both iOS and Android platforms.

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IT Network Specialist

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Through hands-on coursework, you will set up network operating systems and work with emerging technologies. Certification preparations in this degree include: VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DCV), Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Client, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Windows Server and CompTIA (A+, Network+ and Security+).

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IT Network Specialist – Online Accelerated

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This program is offered entirely online. The accelerated format enables students to complete the program’s Technical Studies courses in less than 18 months. Certification preparations in this degree include: VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DCV), Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Client, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Windows Server and CompTIA (A+, Network+ and Security+).

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IT Networking and Infrastructure Administration

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Through hands-on coursework, you will set up network operating systems and work with emerging technologies. Certification preparations in this program include: VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DCV), Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server and Client, and CompTIA (A+, Network+ and Security+).

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IT User Support Technician

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Receive Apple support training, along with mobile device repair and administration, through this 12-credit program. The coursework prepares you for Apple ACSP, CompTIA's Mobility+ and HDI-SCA, HDI-DST, and ITIL Foundation industry-standard certifications.

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IT Web and Software Developer

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Develop software applications that can be deployed using a variety of platforms. You will learn essential programming skills while developing software that utilizes client and server processing, connects to databases, and will run simultaneously on multiple devices.

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Landscape Horticulture

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For opportunities that require outdoor work, creativity and plant knowledge, check out horticulture/landscape careers. MATC offers three program tracks: Design; Landscape Construction; and Landscape Maintenance and Arboriculture. Coursework emphasizes hands-on learning.

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Landscape Horticulture Technician

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Land an entry-level position that meets your desire to work outdoors. This program prepares students for positions such as groundskeepers, greenhouse workers and landscape construction workers.

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Level 2 - Service Center Technician

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This nine-credit certificate provides preparation for CompTIA's Network+ and Security+ certifications, HDI's Support Center Analyst and Desktop Support Technician, as well as ITIL. Students acquire the skills necessary for Level 2 - Service Center support.

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Machine Tool Operations

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Students will choose one of the two groups of courses: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machine Setup and Operation or CNC Swiss Turning Center Setup and Operation. Credit may be given for work experience, allowing you to complete the program more quickly. Students will need a tablet or mobile device to complete course requirements.

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Manufacturing Maintenance

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Find your future in the manufacturing industry with a role in the fast-growing field of manufacturing maintenance. Through this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience related to installing, maintaining, diagnosing and repairing equipment used in manufacturing industries, as well as develop the skills for maintaining manufacturing facilities/building systems.

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Marketing

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Develop a broad base of industry-required knowledge and abilities in advertising, sales, promotion, marketing research, digital marketing, social media, client services and customer experience planning. Marketing is the revenue-producing function of a business that creates awareness, communicates and delivers information about products and services, and builds relationships between a business and its customers. Marketing professionals plan, direct or coordinate marketing plans for businesses; create advertisements; manage special projects or events; sell products and services; and analyze current and future business trends. The field of marketing is vast and allows the individual to participate in various areas of business.

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Mechanical and Computer Drafting

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This program prepares you to be a detail drafter in the mechanical drafting field. For a new product to become reality, it must exist in the mind of the engineer, designer or drafter; then it is the detail drafter, working from design layouts, sketches and handbooks, who creates working drawings that aid in manufacturing the product.

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Mechanical Design Technology

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Get involved in the engineering design process – design and analyze mechanical components and assemblies; and create 3D solid models and 2D detailed drawings for parts or assemblies of mechanical and electromechanical systems using the latest computer aided design/drafting (CADD) systems.

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Medical Administrative Specialist

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This program especially fits individuals who have an interest in the business or academic aspect of the health field. Courses are offered in a blended format, which may include traditional classroom instruction and an online component. Aptitudes that will contribute to success include an ability to work under pressure, adaptability, empathy, a customer-service orientation, and a strong personal and professional code of ethics.

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Medical Assistant

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This two-semester program emphasizes the technical skills and knowledge needed to work in physician offices, clinics, hospitals and other community-based healthcare settings. The duties of a Medical Assistant will include performing various clinical, laboratory and administrative procedures.

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Medical Billing

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To perform essential functions of healthcare administration, you will gain knowledge of office accounting, medical insurance terminology, efficient office practices, and basic human anatomy. Courses are offered in a blended format, which may include classroom instruction and an online component.

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Medical Coding Specialist

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Learn coding systems to prepare for entry-level employment as a medical coding specialist in a variety of healthcare settings. Students learn to assign diagnosis and procedure codes using two different coding systems. These codes are taken from patient records and physician documentation. The codes are used for billing and reimbursement purposes, as well as data collection and medical research.

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Medical Interpreter

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You will develop the skills to facilitate communication between patients with limited English proficiency and medical personnel.

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Medical Laboratory Technician

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Prepare for employment as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices. Opportunities also exist in commercial industries, scientific research and infection control.

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Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Support Specialist

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Skill sets gained through this three-course certificate program will provide working knowledge to identify and resolve operating system, application and security issues; and to maintain and manage Windows 7 systems. Hands-on lab learning includes installations, deployments, configurations, maintenance and monitoring systems.

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Music Occupations

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Prepare for a career in music by developing your skills as a well-rounded musician. Areas of study include theory fundamentals such as reading, analysis, composition, ear training and more. Students choose either the Performance or Composition area of emphasis.

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Nursing Assistant

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To become an entry-level bedside caregiver, you will learn basic nursing skills and procedures to assist others with their daily living activities and specialized care needs. This one-course, three-credit program can fulfill the Nursing Assistant training requirement for admission into MATC's nursing programs. High school students may be eligible for dual enrollment to earn college credits while in high school, and have the opportunity for employment.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

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This program prepares you to become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).

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Office Technology Assistant

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To boost your career, gain skills in the updated technology that today's offices rely on every day. Coursework includes learning administrative office procedures, studying basic accounting, using the software prominent in office environments, and developing strong keyboarding skills.

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Paralegal

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With coursework focused on the practical aspects of law, this program provides a broad background and prepares students to work as a paralegal in the legal community, in government, or in business and industry.

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Paralegal Studies

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This program is designed for students who already have a bachelor's degree with at least 18 credits in Liberal Arts courses. You will gain the foundation for a paralegal career in a law office, government agency, private organization or corporation. The program is approved by the American Bar Association.

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Pharmacy Technician

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Gain the skills and knowledge needed to be a pharmacy technician in a variety of practice settings. Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a pharmacist in the delivery of pharmaceutical care. During the clinical courses, you will acquire experience in both community and institutional pharmacies. Graduates are prepared to take the PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) Certification Exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician. This program may be taken on a part-time basis. All graduates must be 18 years of age or older. Classes are held at MATC's Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.

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Phlebotomy

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Phlebotomists perform functions such as blood drawing, specimen processing, lab procedures and clerical duties. To prepare for this career, you will learn the theory and practical skills of phlebotomy through the on-campus laboratory sessions and experiences at local healthcare facilities.

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Photography

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Learn to use professional equipment and methods to master the skills necessary for this highly visual, creative and exacting profession. MATC’s laboratory/studio areas are equipped with state-of-the-art traditional and digital cameras, lighting, processing and finishing equipment. Program requirements include an internship for real-world experience.

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Physical Therapist Assistant

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Work with physical therapy patients in a hospital, nursing home, rehabilitation center, school, private clinic or other healthcare setting. Under the supervision of a physical therapist, duties include implementing treatment programs according to the plan of care, teaching patients to perform exercises and daily living activities, conducting treatments using special equipment, and reporting the patient’s progress.

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Power Engineering and Boiler Operator

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Learn to manage and repair equipment, maintain facilities, operate and control low- and high-pressure boilers and auxiliary systems in factories, plants and buildings through this two-semester program. Important attributes for success include a high mechanical aptitude, as well as good people skills and manual dexterity.

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Practical Nursing

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In just two semesters, the Practical Nursing program exposes you to a variety of classroom and clinical experiences to prepare you for employment in nursing homes, hospitals and other healthcare settings. Upon program completion, you will be eligible to take the licensure exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

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Practical Nursing LPN-RN Educational Progression

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If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse and desire to become a Registered Nurse, this program is for you. Your work experience may earn you advanced-standing credits, allowing you to obtain your degree more quickly. After successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to take the RN Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN).

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Preparatory Plumbing

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This program prepares students for a plumbing apprenticeship, and it offers the basic knowledge and skills similar to parts of an apprentice’s first year of training. As a program graduate applying for an apprenticeship, you will be able to demonstrate your commitment to the trade, and will possess entry-level skills for a plumbing apprenticeship. This program also is appropriate for individuals interested in other piping trades.

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Preschool Certificate

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Enter the early childhood profession with knowledge about preschool-age children's development and behavior. After completing this certificate program, you will be eligible for The Registry Preschool credential.

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Production Artist

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Gain the skills in industry-recognized software required for entering the graphic design field. Through this one-year program, you will learn to prepare designs, layouts and make modifications according to production standards.

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Property Management

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Unlock the potential that property management provides in today’s real estate market. Leases, rent scheduling, renting techniques, tenant selection and relations with property owners are some of the topics covered in this program.

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Quality Engineering Technology

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Students prepare to become technicians who ensure that products, components, materials and processes meet quality and safety standards in a wide range of industries. This program emphasizes quality methods that reduce waste and improve business/manufacturing processes.

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Radiography

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Become part of the healthcare team providing patient care as a radiographer in medical imaging departments in hospitals, clinics and medical offices. This is a full-time program encompassing four semesters, a six-week summer session and a six-week externship. When you graduate, you become eligible for certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

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Real Estate

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This comprehensive, state-approved program prepares you for a range of careers in the real estate field, including sales and brokerage, building inspection and property management. Courses that meet educational requirements to qualify for state licensing exams are part of the curriculum.

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Real Estate Broker Associate

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Address your interests in the buying and selling of real estate. This program’s coursework prepares you to operate a real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions.

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Real Estate Salesperson

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The two courses in this certificate satisfy the educational requirement that must be met prior to taking the State of Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson Exam. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities of a real estate professional.

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Service Technician

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Enter a career that emphasizes working with HVAC/R equipment. Learn how to service and install air conditioning, refrigeration and heating equipment. The curriculum provides instruction in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment for residential and commercial use. The operation, repair and installation of gas- and oil-fired heating units also are taught.

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Registered Nursing

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This Associate in Applied Science degree program prepares students for a Registered Nursing career in a variety of healthcare settings. Theory and lab courses on campus set the foundation for clinical practice. Simulation and guided practice in clinical settings provide application of theory and prepare students for practice as RNs. Upon graduation you will be eligible to take the RN licensure exam (NCLEX-RN).

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Renal Dialysis Technician

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Prepare for a healthcare career as a renal dialysis technician (RDT). Dialysis is a procedure that is needed by people with kidney failure. Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, RDTs are responsible for setting up equipment, preparing dialysate solutions, performing venipuncture, and monitoring patient responses during the procedure. In addition, RDTs are responsible for quality control and maintenance of dialysis equipment.

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Respiratory Therapist

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Enhance patient care by evaluating and treating people with lung and heart disease. Respiratory therapists’ duties include administering treatments, recommending therapeutic interventions and operating life support systems. The program’s clinical experiences are gained in a variety of healthcare settings. Graduates are qualified to sit for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examinations.

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Sales and Customer Experience

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Prepare for a successful sales career by developing knowledge of commercial and consumer markets, sales, client services and customer experience planning. Focusing on the latest sales trends and technologies, this program is designed for the sales novice or professionals looking to refresh their skills.

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Service Center Technician

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Start your information technology career through this certificate program that can be completed in one semester (15 weeks). An accelerated summer session (eight weeks) offers two courses required for the program. When you complete this program, you will gain important skills and prepare for several key industry certification exams.

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Special Event Management

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Put your creativity and planning skills to work and begin a career in event management. This program covers a broad range of topics related to the hospitality industry, including marketing, contracts and accounting.

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Supply Chain Management

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If you want to pursue a career in logistics, transportation, distribution, purchasing, production or inventory control, this program will interest you. The program's blended format is 50% online and 50% classroom.

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Supply Management

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Begin a career in supply chain management, purchasing or materials management through this two-semester program. You will gain skills in a variety of areas, including inventory control, vendor negotiations and purchasing procedures. This program's blended format is 50% online and 50% classroom.

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Surgical Technology

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Surgical technologists work under direct supervision to facilitate the safe and effective completion of invasive surgical procedures. You will learn the application of sterile and aseptic technique to help ensure that the operating room environment is safe and equipment functions properly. Upon program completion, you are eligible to write the certification examination given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting to become a Certified Surgical Technologist.

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Surveying and Mapping

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As a surveying technician, graduates typically work under the direction of an engineer or surveyor to operate surveying equipment, record measurements, and produce drawings showing boundaries, key locations, elevations and other terrain features.

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Technical Studies: Apprentice

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MATC’s Technical Studies: Apprentice associate degree program is for students who have completed apprenticeships registered through the Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards. Advanced standing for this degree is based solely on your apprenticeship experience. Applicants must possess a Wisconsin Certificate of Apprenticeship. You also may be considered if you possess documentation of having served an apprenticeship recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor. With proper documentation, 36 selected credits will be awarded toward the associate degree.

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Television and Video Production

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Prepare for a career in the production, operation and programming areas of broadcast television, cable, or corporate and commercial video. You will gain hands-on experience in the high-definition studios of Milwaukee PBS, a leader in HDTV production.

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Tool and Die Making

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This is a four-semester, full-time, day program; the first two semesters are common with the one-year Machine Tool Operations program. All courses within the first year are based on the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level One Skill Standards in nine separate skill areas. During the third and fourth semesters, you will learn how to build and sample basic stamping dies and plastic injection molds. Oak Creek Campus Downtown Milwaukee Campus (Year One Only)

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Transportation - Logistics

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Begin your career in the growing transportation and logistics industry, which focuses on managing the movement of products and supplies. You can complete this technical diploma in two semesters to become prepared for entry-level positions in the field. This program is offered in a blended format that is 50% online and 50% classroom.

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Truck Driving

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As a graduate of this eight-week Truck Driving program, you will enter an industry in need of qualified workers. Developing skills related to safety, maintenance and the operation of trucks prepares you for entry-level positions as a local or over-the-road driver. Students have the opportunity to attain Class A CDL (Commercial Driver's License) as a result of their training.

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TV/Video Field Production Assistant

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To get ready for cameras and action, you will gain skills in the basics of field-based production, location lighting, high-definition field camera operation, and principles of non-linear editing and content distribution. Courses are taught in the Milwaukee PBS studios for real-world experience. This program prepares students for on-location, video production entry-level positions.

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TV/Video Studio Production Assistant

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Spotlight your future in the broadcasting industry with the skills attained through this two-semester program. You will learn the basics of television and video studio production through courses taught in the Milwaukee PBS studios. The coursework presents an introduction to studio-based production, studio lighting, studio camera operation, and general TV engineering principles. This hands-on experience helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a studio environment.

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Unity Developer

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Develop the skills necessary to learn the Unity 3D software creation tool through this two-semester program. Unity 3D is a powerful tool that is used to develop simulations, video games, training programs and educational software. It is extremely flexible and allows program deployment on personal computers, the internet, mobile devices and gaming consoles. The skills learned will allow users to develop for a variety of platforms using the flexibility of this tool.

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Water Technician

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This certificate program provides the core skills recognized by the water industry for an entry-level position. The water technician performs basic, hands-on technical work, and this program is intended to be the first step of a career pathway to increase the number of individuals gaining technical/engineering skills. Additionally, this certificate will enhance employment opportunities in the water sector for individuals with a college degree.

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Web & Digital Media Design

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MATC’s coursework in interface design, responsive web design, user experience and website development through coding with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, etc., offer a comprehensive background in web design and front-end web development.

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Welding

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This two-semester program prepares you to perform production, maintenance and repair welding for manufacturing and construction. Learn about blueprints, equipment maintenance and the various welding processes and settings. Ability to follow instructions, to visualize finished products based on blueprints, and to work independently are keys to success.

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Welding Fundamentals

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Develop entry-level welding skills in shielded metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding. You also will gain fundamental blueprint reading skills and strengthen workplace communication skills.

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Welding Technology

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The Welding Technology program combines practical, theoretical and technical training in welding fabrication. Advanced courses deal with application of welding codes to develop the expertise needed to become a Certified Associate Welding Inspector or Certified Welding Inspector. Courses are also offered in the evening to accommodate full-time day employment.

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Dental Technician

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to fabricate dental restorations, including metal and ceramic crowns and bridges, and complete dentures. The curriculum also includes dental terminology, dental anatomy, occlusion, and computer-aided design (CAD) processes. Students will acquire laboratory skills through hands-on experience in MATC’s well-equipped dental laboratory. High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

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