Madison College supports growth in the community and local businesses in our area. Whether you are searching for professional development opportunities, business training or community resources, we can help meet your needs.

Partnership Opportunities

Below are details about partnership opportunities available at Madison College. Schools within the college also offer professional partnerships that can be found on individual program webpages.

University Partnership Center

The University Partnership Center at Madison College develops agreements with four-year colleges and universities to provide students with transfer options that expand their education and career potential.

Regional Campus Partnerships

Madison College's regional campuses in Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Portage and Reedsburg develop unique partnerships with area businesses to help both students and the communities they live in grow.

Center for Entrepreneurship

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Madison College promotes partnerships between organizations and agencies within our district to support entrepreneurs through education, innovation, and collaboration.

Career and Employment Center

The Career and Employment Center works with Madison metro and regional employers to train and hire Madison College students and graduates.

High School Partnerships

Madison College partners with area high schools to offer dual credit opportunities to high school students.

Check out resources for high school counselors

Workforce and Economic Development

Customized programs and support services are available for short-term training to build employment skills local businesses search for in candidates.

Continuing Education

Professional and Continuing Education at Madison College gives community members opportunities to grow as professionals or to gain personal enrichment that benefits their work experience. Business and Industry Services gives area employers a resource to improve employee performance with specialized training.

Community Services

Madison College offers community members access to a variety of programs and services including the Mitby Theater, salon, and fitness center.

Institute for Sustainable Agriculture

The Institute for Sustainable Agriculture is working to enhance farming by making connections with the local community and the resources of Madison College. We offer workshops, programs, and access to a hands-on working farm.

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