School of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology

Truax A2105
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6800
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 6800

2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-4169
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 4169


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Industrial Automation - Post Baccalaureate


Program number: 904623CERT


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

This program is not offered online.


To Apply

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

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. 


The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.


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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