Application Deadlines and Program Availability

Most programs start in both the fall and spring term, however, some programs have limited capacity and start in the fall or spring term only. Due to the high demand of some programs, there may be specific early application deadlines. Click here to begin the application process.

When is the earliest I can apply?


District Applicants (Waukesha County Residents)

  • October 1st for the following Fall term (August start)
  • April 1st for the following Spring term (January start)

Out-of-District Applicants (Non-Waukesha County Residents)

  • November 1st for the following Fall term (August start)
  • May 1st for the following Spring term (January start)
Program Name
Fall 2017 Application Deadline*
Fall 2017 Application Completion Deadline** (Checklist Items)
Spring 2018 Application Deadline*
Spring 2018 Application Completion Deadline** (Checklist Items)
Accounting August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Administrative Professional August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Architectural Drafting/Construction Technology August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Auto Collision Technician August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Automation Systems Technology August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Automotive Maintenance Technician August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Automotive Technology (General Option) August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Automotive Technology (GM ASEP) August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Baking and Pastry Management April 10 May 15 This program cannot be started in spring.
Baking and Pastry Production April 10 May 15 This program cannot be started in spring.
Biomedical Electronics Technology*** June 15 July 10 This program cannot be started in spring.
Building Trades - Carpentry August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Business Management August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Central Service Technician April 10 May 1 November 20 December 18
CNC Set-Up Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Cosmetology June 15 July 10 November 20 January 9
Criminal Justice Studies August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Culinary Management August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Dental Assistant April 10 May 1 September 1 October 2
Dental Hygienist April 10 May 1 June 15 November 6
Desktop Support Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Diesel Equipment Technology August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Early Childhood Education August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Early Childhood Education+ June 15 July 10 This program cannot be started in spring.
Electrical Engineering Technology August 7 August 14 November 20 January 9
Electronics Technology August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
EMS Leadership and Management August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Facilities Maintenance August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Fire Medic Contact Department Contact Department
Fire Protection Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Food Service Production August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Foundations of Teacher Education+ August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Global Business+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Graphic Design July 10 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Health Information Technology+ April 10 May 15 This program cannot be started in spring.
Hospitality Management August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Hospitality Specialist August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Human Resource Professional+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Human Resources+ June 15 August 14 January 3 January 9
Human Services Associate June 15 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Human Services Associate+ June 15 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Import/Export Specialist+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Industrial Maintenance Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Interior Design August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
IT - Computer Support Specialist August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
IT - Database Specialist August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
IT - Network Security Specialist+ July 10 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
IT - Network Specialist August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
IT - Software Development Specialist August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
IT - Web & Software Developer August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Language Interpreter for Health Services June 15 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Machine Tool Operation August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Manufacturing Engineering Technology August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Marketing August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Marketing+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Mechanical Design Technology August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Mechanical Engineering Technology August 7 August 14 November 20 January 9
Medical Assistant June 15 July 10 November 20 December 18
Medical Coding Specialist+ This program cannot be started in fall. November 20 December 18
Metal Fabrication/Welding - Advanced August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Metal Fabrication/Welding - Tech Diploma August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Network Enterprise Administrator August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Nursing March 1 June 1 August 1 October 6
Nursing - A.D.N. Progression March 1 June 1 August 1 October 6
Office Technology Assistant August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Organizational Leadership+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Paramedic Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Paramedic Technician - Diploma Contact Department Contact Department
Pharmacy Technician*** June 15 July 10 November 20 December 18
Phlebotomy Technician April 10 May 15 October 2 November 6
Physical Therapist Assistant*** June 15 July 10 November 20 December 18
Quality Management+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Radiography*** April 10 May 15 This program cannot be started in spring.
Real Estate+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating June 15 July 10 This program cannot be started in spring.
Supervisory Management+ August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Surgical Technology June 15 July 10 November 20 December 18
Technical Studies - Journeyworker August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Tool & Die Making August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9
Web & Digital Media Design August 7 August 14 This program cannot be started in spring.
Welding Technician August 7 August 14 January 3 January 9

* Program deadlines subject to change, based on program demand.

** Application files must be completed prior to program admission (transcripts, COMPASS Assessment, application fee, etc.). Financial Aid is not awarded until admission into a program.

*** Programs are Collaborative Programs and have specialized admissions processes. Contact the WCTC Admissions Office for admissions details 262.691.5200.

+ This is a Blended Option program.