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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Technical Studies Journey Worker

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 104995


The Technical Studies Journey Worker program provides students who have completed an apprenticeship approved by the State of Wisconsin to receive an associate degree upon completion of general education courses. Proof of having completed an apprenticeship is required for admission.

Program Details

Students in the Technical Studies Journey Worker program can attend full or part time.

Technical Studies Journey Worker Program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

​Explore financial aid eligibility for Technical Studies Journey Worker.

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.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2018-2019 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.

Coursework Required for Degree
Occupational Specific Courses (39 credits)

The Occupational Specific Course area is met by a Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate issued by the Department of Workforce Development-Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards registered program which included a minimum of 400 hours of prescribed apprentice related instruction in the Wisconsin Technical College System.

General Education (21 credits)

General Education courses must meet the WTCS Associate of Applied Science Degree requirement for a minimum of 21 credits of General Education distributed across the following categories.



6 credits


Social Science

3 credits


Behavioral Science

3 credits


Math and/or Science

3 credits


Additional General Education

6 credits


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