Madison College is the technical and community college for the greater Madison area. It is dedicated to providing accessible, high quality instruction and technical experience to meet the needs of its students, community and area employers.
Founded in 1912 to teach vocational skills, today MATC is a nationally recognized community college. It is one of the largest of the Wisconsin Technical College System’s 16 colleges and serves approximately 50,000 individuals annually. It provides a comprehensive curriculum of technical, liberal arts and sciences, adult basic education and continuing education, as well as customized employee training. The college awards associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates and offers classes that transfer to four-year degree programs.
MATC has earned a solid reputation for high quality, practical and affordable education. It offers small classes, dedicated teachers and personalized attention. It also offers a variety of online and other distance learning courses. MATC’s slogan, Education that Works, is supported by the success of its students on the job. The college’s annual follow-up surveys consistently report that more than 90 percent of MATC graduates are employed soon after graduation. In addition, satisfaction scores among MATC graduates and their employers routinely rate above 90 percent.