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Individualized Technical Studies

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Degree Type
60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

Time to Degree
Varies based on individualized curriculum plan

Start Date
August / January

How You'll Learn

  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Hybrid
  • Daytime
  • Evening

If you have specific career objectives that are not met by any one WCTC degree, this flexible program is for you. With help from college representatives and an industry mentor, design a unique associate degree that combines courses from two or more existing WCTC programs.

You may be an ideal candidate for this degree if you:

  • Have five or more years of professional work experience.
  • Know the specific skills needed to achieve your career goals and meet your employer's needs.
  • Believe that courses from two or more existing WCTC programs will help you achieve your career goals.
  • Have an employer willing to serve as an occupational mentor and assist in course selection.

How To Apply

  • Apply and receive curriculum approval by contacting Margo Leone, 262.695.6526
  • Pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
    • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
    • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
    • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
    • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an enrollment counselor.

Program Details

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Margo Leone

High School Eligibility

This program is not open to high school students.

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Program Examples

This program is completely customizable. Some examples include:

  • Criminal Justice Management: Courses from Criminal Justice and Business Management.
  • Childcare Administration: Courses from Early Childhood Education and Business Management.

You must obtain and work with an occupational mentor who will work with WCTC staff to design an industry-specific program that meets both your and your employer's needs.

Financial Aid

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

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Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

Explore Transfer Agreements