Industrial Automation - Post Baccalaureate


Program number: 904623CERT


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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All courses for this program are offered only in person.

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To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience, including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

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


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210. 


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


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.

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

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