So many reasons and ways to learn...

“I need to re-certify.” “I want something fun.” “Night classes only, please.” “How about online classes?”

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Our noncredit continuing education options give you hundreds of ways to say “Yes.” A few clicks and we’ll hook you up.

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Personal and Professional Development Courses

Madison College offers a variety of noncredit courses and programs to suit your interests, whether you want to advance your career or learn a new skill just for fun!

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Three Ways to Register for Noncredit Courses

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100% online, asynchronous, noncredit classes offered in partnership with ed2go.

Advanced Training and Certification

Are you looking to earn an industry certification or advance your career skills? You can start these noncredit training programs anytime and work at a pace that suits your individual style. You'll have access to all the lessons and assignments from day one, and many of these programs can be completed in less than six months.

Gain New Personal and Professional Skills

Two ways to learn! In our instructor-led courses, you study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. Courses start monthly with twice-weekly lesson plans. For the independent learner, our self-paced noncredit courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to three months to complete.

Additional Noncredit Courses

Madison College provides a number of noncredit programs offering certificates and advanced training for those already working in their field.

These courses are not offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Education. Please contact those departments directly for additional information.

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Become an Entrepreneur

Maybe you dream of owning your own business. But how do you even get started? Check out the Center for Entrepreneurship at Madison College! Workshops ... resident experts ... all here to make big dreams come true.

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Train Your Workforce

Business and industry are always evolving with new methods and emerging technologies. Ongoing training is vital to keep workers safe and engaged – and your business moving ahead.

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We have three Madison campuses and locations in Fort Atkinson, Portage, Reedsburg and Watertown.

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5 Kinds of Flexible

Madison College courses are held in a variety of formats. Choose the mode of instruction that suits you best!

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Madison Truax Campus
Community and Industry Education Center

2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison, WI 53704

Mailing Address
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53707

608.258.2301, Option 2
855.473.2301, Option 2

Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

Phone Service Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
  • Friday: 8 am -  4 pm