Bilingual Services

If your first language is not English or if you are fluent in two languages, MATC offers bilingual programs and services to help you reach your academic and personal goals. For example, MATC can help you improve your English skills, obtain your GED in Spanish, enroll in a degree or diploma program and more. Bilingual services are offered at MATC campuses as well as community-based organizations.

The Office of Bilingual Education provides the following ongoing services to bilingual students:

  • Test proctoring
  • Admission screening
  • Program information
  • Financial aid information, advising and referral
  • Counseling referrals
  • Career exploration
  • Registration assistance
  • Student advocacy
  • Case management
  • Tutorial support


Assistance for students who need help with bilingual communication is provided by the Office of Bilingual Education located in Room T248 in the T-building at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus.

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Communicacion Bilingue 
Asistencia para estudiantes que necesiten ayuda de comunicacion bilingue es proporcionada por el departmento de Office of Bilingual Education, localizado en la oficina T248, Edificio Principal, Milwaukee, Telefonos (414) 297-8882.

Classes and Programs

To meet employer and community needs of the growing Hispanic and Hmong populations within the Milwaukee area, MATC offers courses and programs taught in Spanish/Hmong and in English. 

  • Occupational English language acquisition courses are offered to help students acquire the English language skills needed to transition into bilingual diploma and certificate programs.
  • Pre-college education classes assist students who are obtaining their GED in Spanish.
  • Bilingual courses are offered in business, health, liberal arts, childhood education and other areas.

For a listing of bilingual classes offered this semester, please visit Self-Service. Bilingual associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs are available.

The list of bilingual (English/Spanish) programs includes:


Office of Bilingual Education
(temporary location)
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
General line: 414-297-8882