MATC Open House Scheduled for Nov. 5

Written by admin   // October 17, 2011   // 0 Comments

Prospective students and parents are invited to Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Open House, Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus. Free parking is available at the parking structure at 8th and State Streets. Enter the event at the Student Center, 700 W. State St. Individuals who apply for admission at the Open House will have their $30 application fee waived. Attendees who plan to apply for admission are encouraged to bring a copy of their high school or college transcripts.

Attendees will learn about MATC programs; meet faculty and staff from more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs; and visit interactive booths to learn about a wide range of career options. Representatives from MATC’s four campuses – Downtown Milwaukee, Mequon, Oak Creek and West Allis – will share details about campus-specific programs and activities. Advisors from financial aid, counseling, admissions, registration and student life will be on hand to answer questions.

For more information, contact John Lopez at (414) 297-6345,

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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