Open House Highlighting MATC Accelerated Programs to be Held at MATC West Allis May 1

April 23, 2013

Prospective students are invited to explore Milwaukee Area Technical College’s accelerated associate degree programs at a free open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the West Allis Campus, 1200 S. 71st St. Designed for busy, working adults, MATC’s accelerated programs meet one evening per week in eight-week sessions or are offered online. Applied knowledge is emphasized and accelerated programs can be completed in three years or less with minimal in-class time.

Attendees will meet with program faculty, receive detailed information about specific programs and how they will help students reach career goals, learn about four-year college transfer options and apply for the Fall 2013 semester, which begins Aug. 26. Attendees who plan to apply for admission should bring a copy of their high school or college transcript. Credits earned at other colleges may apply to MATC associate degrees.

MATC accelerated associate degree programs include: administrative professional, business management, IT information systems security specialist, IT network specialist (also offered online), legal administrative professional, marketing management (also offered online) and supervisory management. A liberal arts and sciences associate degree designed to be applied to transfer to a four-year college also is offered in an online, accelerated format.

RSVP at For more information, contact Christine Litwin at (414) 297-7376,

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and the most diverse two-year institution in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Approximately 50,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers 200 academic programs; nearly 400 transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees; and the Pre-College Education division that assists people to
complete high school, prepare for college or enter the workforce. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, the national standard for academics and student services.

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