Manufacturing processes are being automated at a dizzying pace. This certificate makes your bachelor’s even more valuable.
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Industrial Automation - Post Baccalaureate
Program Number: 904623CERT
Your Degree:
Area of Study:
Architecture and Engineering
Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
16 Credits | Finish training in 1-2 semesters
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  • Program Overview

    Automation is a growing part of manufacturing processes and is becoming a key facet of many industries. If you already have a bachelor's degree and are seeking to upgrade your knowledge and job skills in the area of industrial automation, the Industrial Automation - Post Baccalaureate Certificate program could be for you.

    As a student in the Industrial Automation - Post Baccalaureate Certificate, you will:

    • Expand your skills and knowledge in automation and process control industries.
    • Receive hands-on training in programmable logic controllers (PLC). 

    Program Details

    ​Students in the Industrial Automation Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can attend full or part time.

    Industrial Automation Post-Baccalaureate Certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
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    Earning your Certificate in Industrial Automation Post-Baccalaureate at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as:  

    • Automation Engineer
    • Maintenance Supervisor
    • Systems Integrator
    • Industrial Controls Technician
    • Automation Support Engineer
    • Controls Engineer
    • SCADA Engineer
    • Energy Infrastructure Engineering
    • Biofuels Processing
    • Plant Engineering
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Courses are listed in numeric order. Please review each course for pre-requisites and term offerings to develop your plan of completion. (For further assistance, consult the program director or academic advisor.)
  • Admission

    To Apply

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210

  • Career Outcomes

    MATC Industrial Automation Post-Baccalaureate Certificate graduates are prepared to:

    Life Long Learning

    • Assume responsibility for continuing education in order to maintain skills and enhance professional growth.

    Technical Skills 

    • Assemble, install, troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical equipment, electrical, electronic controlled production machines and hydraulic pneumatic systems.
    • Diagnose complex problems using interdisciplinary technical skills.


    • Demonstrate work ethics and reliable behavior, including but not limited to assuming responsibility for decisions and actions, utilizing time and stress management skills, displaying initiative, creativity and logical thinking.
Ready to get started?
Your first step is to apply to Madison College. It's easy and free to apply, so get started today!
Contact the School of Engineering, Science, and Mathematics

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, C2433

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704


In-Person Service Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Virtual Service Hours

  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm