Waukesha County Technical College's long-standing commitment to educating students to be productive members of business and industry hasn't changed; it keeps getting stronger.
Within the college's more than 130 areas of study, students are developing the skills needed to be competitive in today's job market. Thanks to sophisticated, state-of-the art technology integrated into all WCTC programs, student learning remains on the cutting edge.
WCTC's four schools - the School of Business, School of Health, School of Protective and Human Services and School of Applied Technologies - offer programs that are as diverse as the students we serve. Whether an associate degree, technical diploma or short-term certificate, all programs offer students comprehensive training that provides them with skills that can be immediately applied to the workforce. For those whose sights are set on furthering their education at a four-year college or university, numerous transfer agreements exist.
Business leaders are influential in helping shape the WCTC curriculum as more than 700 advisory committee members ensure that what is being taught in the classroom reflects industry needs.Pair that with instructors who boast extensive work histories and impressive education credentials, and that equals a realistic learning experience that's second to none.
Beyond academics, the resources available - such as Career Development Services, Academic Advising and Student Employment Services - provide support to students at different stages of their education.
A comprehensive WCTC education puts student learning at the forefront, personalizing the college experience and ensuring success.
So when you think of a fulfilling and relevant college education, think WCTC.
About our Campus
Nestled in the hills of Pewaukee, Waukesha County Technical College encompasses more than 10 buildings spread out over 140 acres.
Highlights of the Pewaukee Campus include the main College Center building, which houses the Richard T. Anderson Education Center, and the Harry V. Quadracci Education and Technology Center, located at the southeast end of the campus. The Pewaukee Campus is also home to The Workforce Development Center of Waukesha.
WCTC's Morris Street Law Enforcement Training Center is located across the street from the Pewaukee Campus and the College's Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) track and Fire Training area are located just behind the campus.
The Pewaukee Campus also has several outdoor areas available for student life, including a plaza where campus gatherings and events are held throughout the school year.
In addition to the Pewaukee Campus, WCTC has two satellite locations - the downtown Waukesha Campus at 327 E. Broadway and the Sky Plaza Campus, located at 2110B Pewaukee Road. High school completion options, English as a Second Language (ESL), personal enrichment courses and U.S. Citizenship courses are held at the Waukesha Campus. The Sky Plaza Campus houses the College's Automotive Collision Technology Center.
The Electronics Building (or E Building) houses labs with cutting-edge technology, such as robotic arms, for programs such as Automation Systems Technology, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Technology. Science and math classes are also held here.
The Graphics Building (or G Building) is home to those training to be mechanics of industry or work in the building trades. Additionally, the Harry V. Quadracci Printing Education and Technology Center is located within the G Building and serves students enrolled in printing, publishing, graphic design and related fields.
The Health Building (or H Building) houses programs that prepare students for allied health and nursing careers. Students learn on state-of-the art labs and specialty simulators that replicate the patient care environment. These experiences provide students with clinical practice and allow instructors to objectively measure student performance.
The Industrial Building (or I Building) houses state-of-the art labs and equipment for those pursuing degrees and diplomas in the areas of manufacturing, mechanical engineering, automotive and construction technologies.
The Service Building, or S Building, houses the college's Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant programs. Students learn in state-of-the art labs and on specialty equipment, which provides them with comprehensive, hands-on learning. They gain clinical experience in the WCTC Dental Hygiene Clinic while delivering dental care to the community.