School of Business and Applied Arts

Truax D3631
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6003 ext. 8
FAX: (608) 243-4754

IT-LAMP Open Source Development


Program number: 901523CERT


The LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) Open Source Development certificate from Madison College provides comprehensive instruction for programming students and professionals who want to expand their skills in open source development. Students learn to develop web applications using open source development tools including the PHP and Ruby programming languages, Rails web development framework, MySQL database management system, Apache web server, and Linux operating system. This certificate provides hands-on training in designing, planning and implementing web applications.

Program Details

Students in MATC's LAMP Open Source Development Certificate program can attend full or part time.

LAMP Open Source Development classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

All courses for this program are offered only in person.


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.



The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2017-2018 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.

First Semester

Second Semester


After completing the LAMP Open Source Development certificate at Madison Area Technical College, you will be prepared for employment as a:

  • LAMP Web Developer
  • Web Application Developer