Why WCTC? | Waukesha County Technical College


There are a lot of reasons to choose WCTC. Here are just a few:

Personal Attention

Many students feel lost in large lecture halls and learn better in small classes with individualized attention. WCTC’s average class size is approximately 16 students, so your instructors will get to know you well and help you achieve your personal goals.

Dedicated Instructors with Relevant Work Experience

Most of WCTC’s instructors have master’s degrees and/or industry-specific credentials in their area of instruction, and they know how to combine theory with real-world examples.

State-of-the-art Facilities

Our students learn on the most advanced technology available in their fields, from world-class IT networking labs to the nationally renowned Harry V. Quadracci Printing & Graphics Center to the technologically sophisticated Human Patient Simulation lab.

Hands-on Learning

Rather than simply memorizing theory, you’ll apply what you learn through hands-on projects. This applied approach helps reinforce concepts and keep you interested and motivated.

Earn and Learn Through Internships

More than 240 local employers sponsor internships for WCTC students, allowing you to gain relevant work experience while earning college credit. Approximately half of WCTC internship students stay full time with their employer upon graduation.

Respect of Area Employers

Employers consistently hire WCTC grads because they know they have the skills to immediately contribute. Every WCTC academic program is guided by advisory committees of industry professionals, and those 700 professionals ensure that what we teach in the classroom reflects employer expectations.

Credit for Prior Learning and Transfer Opportunities

Incoming students can earn significant credit through their school, work and life experiences. WCTC accepts credit for prior learning in numerous ways. Additionally, if WCTC graduates are interested in continuing their education, many agreements are in place to allow them to seamlessly transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities.