Admission Requirements

Open Access Programs

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Select the appropriate tab below to see application dates by term.

All programs listed on the Programs tab offer fall and spring applications. Programs that also offer a summer application are listed on the Summer tab.

Fall 2020

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 15, 2019
  • Application completion deadline is November 15, 2020

Note: It is recommended to only apply for a semester that has already started if you are currently enrolled in classes or you have verified that classes are still available for that semester.

Spring 2021

Application Dates

  • Application available on February 1, 2020
  • Application completion deadline is April 15, 2021

Note: It is recommended to only apply for a semester that has already started if you are currently enrolled in classes or you have verified that classes are still available for that semester.

Summer 2021

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 15, 2020
  • Application completion deadline is July 15, 2021

Note: It is recommended to only apply for a semester that has already started if you are currently enrolled in classes or you have verified that classes are still available for that semester.

Programs offering Summer application:

Accounting
Accounting Assistant
Administrative Professional
Business Management
Digital Marketing
Finance
Financial Assistant
Healthcare Receptionist
Hospitality Assistant
Hospitality Management
Hospitality Specialist
Human Resource Management
Liberal Arts Transfer
Management Trainee
Marketing
Marketing-Social Media
Medical Administrative Specialist
Medical Billing Specialist
Office Assistant

Small Business Entrepreneurship

Fall 2021

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 15, 2020
  • Application completion deadline is November 15, 2021

Note: It is recommended to only apply for a semester that has already started if you are currently enrolled in classes or you have verified that classes are still available for that semester.

Programs

​​​​​​The programs below all have the same admission requirements. Select the appropriate tab to see the application dates by term.

Programs offering Fall and Spring application:

Accounting
Accounting Assistant
Administrative Professional
Architecture and Engineering - Exploratory Path
Arts, Design, and Humanities - Exploratory Path
Basic Early Childhood Educator
Basic Early Childhood Educator - bilingual
Business - Exploratory Path
Business Management
Child Care Services
Construction, Manufacturing, and Maintenance - Exploratory Path
Criminal Justice Studies
Culinary, Hospitality, and Fitness - Exploratory Path
Digital Marketing
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education Preschool
Early Childhood Education Preschool - bilingual
Education and Social Sciences - Exploratory Path
Event Management
Fashion Marketing
Finance
Financial Assistant 
Fire Protection Technician
Fire Protection Technician - Online

Fitness and Recreation Management
Fitness and Wellness Specialist

Healthcare Receptionist
Health Sciences - Exploratory Path
Hospitality Assistant
Hospitality Management
Hospitality Specialist
Human Resource Management
Human Services Associate
Information Technology - Exploratory Path
Law, Protective and Human Services - Exploratory Path
Liberal Arts Transfer
Management Trainee
Marketing
Marketing-Social Media
Medical Administrative Specialist
Medical Billing Specialist
Microsoft Office
Office Assistant
Risk Management and Insurance
Science, Math, and Natural Resources - Exploratory Path
Small Business Entrepreneurship
Transportation - Exploratory Path

Admission Requirements

All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

1. Admission Application
 

International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

2. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • High school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
  • GED/HSED score report
  • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

3. Residency Requirement
Based on historical trends at Madison College a waitlist is not expected to form for these programs. Therefore all applicants, regardless of residency status, are eligible for application review.

Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

Additional Note(s)

Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.