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 New Academic Programs

Get the skills employers want with the latest NWTC programs.

Launch your career with one of NWTC’s new degree and diploma programs. All NWTC programs are developed with business and industry input. That means you’ll get the hands-on experience employers look for.

Coming in Fall 2014!

IT - Software Developer Associate Degree


Starts September 2014 – Apply Now

This 2-year Associate Degree program can be your launching pad to a high paying career in a rapidly expanding field. Students in this program will learn to design, develop and test in leading programming languages (HTML, CSS, C#, Java, ASP, SQL), plus learn about Agile development, database and web development, mobile applications, and analysis and design. With the skills learned in this program, you’ll  have the ability to find a flexible career in a field in a high demand field with tremendous potential for growth.

Contact: Julie Ebben-Matzke, or 920-498-5478 

Manufacturing Operations Management Associate Degree

Starts September 2014 - Apply Now 

Want to take your manufacturing career further? Turn to our new Associate Degree program designed by local industry leaders.  You’ll learn critical information relating to supply chain, automation, quality, lean manufacturing and supervisory skills to help you transition into a leadership role. And with our flexible course scheduling options, you’ll be able to earn your degree while working full time. 

Contact: Suzanne Cravillion, or 920-498-5435

Construction Technology Associate Degree

Starts September 2014 - Apply Now

Customize your construction technology career by choosing the area of emphasis that's right for you - structural, electrical, or mechanical systems - and gain entry-level skills. Plus, you'll obtain skills in project management, lean operations, and sustainable building practices which, with experience, may lead to a management position. Credits from the Electrical Systems, Mechanical Systems, and Structural Systems technical diplomas can be applied to this associate degree program.

Contact: Jeanne Pecho, or 920-498-5682

Mechanical Systems Technical Diploma

Starts September 2014  - Apply Now

Mechanical Systems provides students with the introductory skills necessary to begin a career in the mechanical construction field. Students will acquire the entry-level skills (alignment, rigging, bearings, plumbing, and power transmission) necessary to become a successful technician. Credits from this program transfer to the Construction Technology associate degree.

Contact: Jeanne Pecho, or 920-498-5682

Structural Systems Technical Diploma

Starts September 2014 - Apply Now

As a graduate of this one-year program, you'll have entry-level skills in the structural elements of the construction field. You'll be prepared to enter the construction field as a carpenter, mason, or concrete worker. You'll be ready to help build the body of a building. Credits from this program transfer to the Construction Technology associate degree.

Contact: Jeanne Pecho, or 920-498-5682 

Fire Medic Associate Degree 

Starts September 2014 - Apply Now

The graduate of the Fire Medic program is cross-trained in fire/protection suppression and emergency medical services (EMS) at the advanced life support (ALS)/paramedic level. The fire medic is assigned primarily to fire-based EMS agencies (e.g., airport public safety departments, industrial fire/safety teams, rural and urban fire departments). The fire medic is trained to respond to out-of-hospital medical/trauma emergencies, fire or HAZMAT emergencies, mass casualty incidents and/or special rescue operations in a community served by a full-time fire department.

Contact: Angie Blasier, or 920-498-6420

Fire Science Technical Diploma 

Starts September 2014 - Apply Now 

Prepare for your future in firefighting with this 16-credit, two-semester program. You will learn basic fire behavior, techniques used to control structural and related fire emergencies, and life safety practices. Program grads will be prepared for paid on-call/volunteer firefighting positions. Career firefighters will need licensure in Wisconsin-approved Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedic programs.

The Fire Science technical diploma ladders into the Fire Medic associate degree program.

Contact: Lea Krueger, or 920-498-6920 

Therapeutic Massage Technical Diploma  

Starts September 2015 -  Apply Now

If you're interested in becoming a licensed massage therapist, or are a health care professional looking to enhance your range of clinical skills and knowledge, this  program may be the perfect fit. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the human body and a high degree of professional technical skill with an emphasis on personal and professional development, increased self-awareness, and sensitivity. Career opportunities for licensed massage therapists exist in sports clinics, salons, spas, wellness or other health care centers, or as an entrepreneur.

Contact Chelsey Burke, or 920-498-6822

More New Programs

TIP! Looking to earn a credential quickly? Check out NWTC's newest certificate options

Wellness and Health Promotion Associate Degree 

Started January 2014 - Apply Now! 

For you, wellness is a way of life. What if you could motivate others to make healthy choices and improve their well-being? And earn a living doing what you love? Graduates of this associate degree are prepared to work as prevention and interventional wellness professionals. Careers in this field include wellness coach, fitness trainer, and massage therapist. 

Learn more! Call 920-498-6822 

Web Application Programming Technical Diploma

Started January 2013 - Apply Now!

Interested in integrating web technologies? As a student in this program, you’ll learn to develop, build, and configure dynamic and interactive websites and applications. You’ll also learn to create a database design and effective interface to support a web application, and you’ll understand the infrastructure required to support a robust website or application.

Learn more! Call 920-498-5444 

Web Design Technical Diploma

Started January 2013 - Apply Now!

Imagine yourself in exciting world of web design. As a student in this program, you’ll learn to:

  • Design and develop dynamic websites.
  • Code website formatting styles.
  • Develop interactive web graphics.
  • Design and code web animation.
  • Create functional website navigation.
  • Test website usability.
  • Upload and manage websites.


Learn more! Call 920-498-5444

Global Business Management

Started September 2013 - Apply Now!  

Graduates of this associate degree are prepared to help their employers navigate in a global economy. Key job responsibilities include importing and exporting products and services and coordinating global marketing, finance, and logistics. Identifying regulations and understanding documents that facilitate the global supply chain are other duties you'll perform.

Careers in this field include export documentation clerk, international sales associate/coordinator, export coordinator, export administration specialist, export manager, international customer service representative, export/import agent, international traffic manager, and more.  

Learn more! Call 920-498-5444


Human Resources Associate Degree

Started September 2013 - Apply Now!

Human resource specialists play a respected role in any organization. From small businesses to large corporations, human resource specialists are needed to understand and advise employees and supervisors on the following topics:

  • Employment law
  • Training and development of employees
  • Compensation and benefits administration
  • Labor relations
  • Wellness/safety initiatives

Learn more! Call 920-498-5444

Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems Associate Degree

Started September 2013 – Apply Now!

Students will discover the skills, science, and art of producing crops, livestock and foods using organic and sustainable principles. More information coming soon!

Contact:  Amy Kox, NWTC Associate Dean,, 920-498-6908


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