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Take the first step toward a new future with one of NWTC's new degree programs. All of them are developed with employer input and offer real world skills to launch your career.

New Programs for 2023-24

Office Management Associate Degree

Office Management Associate Degree

Learn advanced office procedures, administrative project management, skills for administrative leadership, business principles, and budgeting, in addition to office support skills.

Surgical Technologist Associate Degree

Surgical Technologist Associate Degree

Combine knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, sterilization techniques, and technologies to help surgeons provide safe therapeutic and diagnostic procedures for patients.

Coming Soon!

These new programs will also be coming soon to NWTC:

  • Culinary Management Associate Degree –
    coming in 2023-24
  • Photography Business Associate Degree –
    coming in 2023-24

New Apprenticeship Opportunities

Take advantage of these earn-while-you-learn opportunities that provide on-the-job training combined with classroom instruction. In 2023-2024 NWTC will add apprenticeship programs in Organic Vegetable Farm Management, Shipbuilder Welder, Electric Line Worker, Early Childhood Educator, and Metering Technician.

View all apprenticeship opportunities

New in 2022-23

Associate of Arts Transfer

Associate of Arts Transfer

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree prepares for transfer to a 4-year college. General education courses focus on social sciences and humanities.

Associate of Science Transfer

Associate of Science Transfer

The Associate of Science (AS) degree prepares for transfer to a 4-year college. Gen ed classes focus primarily on math and science.

Building Energy and  Comfort Controls Certificate

Building Energy and Comfort Controls Certificate

Covers operational procedures for employer-specific equipment, processes, and comfort controlled smart logic.

Electro-Mechanical and Automation Certificates

Electro-Mechanical and Automation Certificates

Gain hands-on skills and knowledge with short 2-6 credit certificates covering PLCs, motors and drives, robotics & more.

Biomedical X-Ray Service Technician Certificate

Biomedical X-Ray Service Technician Certificate

Earn this advanced technical certificate (ATC) covering safety requirements for maintaining and repairing X-Ray imaging equipment.

Fundamentals of Architecture Certificate

Fundamentals of Architecture Certificate

This pathway certificate introduces learners to building drawings and documents, construction materials, and design software.

New in 2021-22

Career & Technical Education Instruction Associate Degree

Prepare to qualify for experience-based technical and vocational ed pathway with the WI Dept. of Public Instruction.

Data Analytics Associate Degree

As businesses collect more data, there's increased need to interpret, analyze, and present that data to key stakeholders. Learn to do so using best practices and relevant technologies.

Echocardiography Associate Degree

Prepare for a pivotal role in health care, performing echocardiograms to help doctors diagnose and treat heart problems as a cardiac sonographer.

Justice & Community Advocacy Associate Degree

Start your path to high-demand careers in advocacy, corrections, probation and parole, criminal justice, private investigation, and emergency dispatch.

Substance Use Disorder Counseling Associate Degree

Prepare for work with addiction issues in settings such as substance abuse counseling, corrections, employee and student assistance, and social services.

Telecommunications Programs

As companies expand wireless networks and implement 5G across the country, skilled people are needed to design, install, operate, and maintain these systems. See program options.

Diesel Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma

This one-year program provides students with basic entry-level skills to work as a maintenance technician in a diesel heavy equipment or truck repair facility.

Additive Manufacturing Local Certificate

Start or advance your design career with skills in 3D printing and modeling by completing this 11-credit certificate.

Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate

Learn how to present the story of data through graphics. Utilize systematic methods and tools to understand the data.

Python Certificate

Learn how to program using the Python language with this certificate that ladders into the Data Analytics Associate Degree.

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