Architectural Commercial Design Program
What's in your Future?
WITC students enjoy their 2-year path to the workforce.
Students appreciate practical education close to home, with lower tuition and
small classes where they receive one-on-one attention.
The careers listed below have upward mobility. With
promotion comes more responsibility but also a higher salary.
Becoming an Architect
In Wisconsin and 12 other states, it is possible to become an architect
without continuing on to a university. That's a route 5% of our students have chosen. Here's how it works compared to attending a university.
Attend a University?
Total = 9 years of attendance
- 4-year Bachelor of Architecture
- 2-year Master of Architecture
- 3-year Internship
- ARE Tests
Attend a Technical College!
Total = 7 years of attendance
- 2-years Associate Degree
- 5-year Internship
- ARE Tests
Transferring to a University
Some graduates have transferred to UW-Stout, UW-River Falls, UW-Milwaukee, University
of Minnesota and Winona State as well as other colleges and universities. Talk to your instructor about options that might be right for you.
Our Professional links Web page
provides more information about CAD programs, general architectural, licensing
requirements, professional magazines and groups, as well as career resources.