Technical Studies - Journeyworker

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Technical Studies - Journeyworker

Associate Degree

60 Credits | 2 Years

Financial Aid-Eligible

Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

The apprenticeship associate degree in Technical Studies - Journeyworker is designed for students who are looking for a specialized course of instruction which is not available in existing programs.

Program Overview

The program allows the student to receive advanced standing credit for previous apprenticeship work and then create a unique associate degree. Students will be required to complete a program plan with the apprenticeship dean and identify their career objectives and the courses that will help them meet those objectives.

Program Outcomes

Technical Studies - Journeyworker graduates will be able to:

  • Provide direction to the student in pursuit of specific occupational outcomes
  • Allow the student to meet individual career goals which cannot be achieved through enrollment in any single instructional program currently available at the college
  • Meet the needs of students who want to pursue an Associate of Applied Science Degree on either a full- or part-time basis
  • Help identify new and emerging occupations for new or modified programs
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Complete the courses that allow you to achieve your goals.

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Receive credit for previous experience.

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Gain training with new technologies and emerging methods. 


Academics

Technical Studies - Journeyworker is available at the Ashland, Rice Lake, New Richmond and Superior campuses. 

Experienced Instructors

You'll learn from industry-respected instructors who have years of experience in the field. 

Mix & Match

Mix and match courses from all departments and disciplines to meet your career goals.

Flexible

Gives you the flexibility to meet educational goals of new and emerging fields.


Curriculum

This 60-credit program is comprised of 21 general studies core courses and 39 credits from the Wisconsin journey-level certificate. To complete the degree, you must possess a Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate issued by the Department of Workforce Development - Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards registered apprenticeship program that requires a minimum of 400 hours of related instruction in the Wisconsin Technical College System. The certificate will meet the 39-credit minimum Technical Studies requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

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Admissions and Tuition

WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one visit. To start the process, simply fill out an application form along with a $30 application fee. After you’ve successfully submitted your application, your next step is to schedule an admissions meeting with a WITC counselor to discuss your goals and expectations. That’s it!

Tuition and Fees

WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships. 

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Estimated Total Program Costs*

Technical Studies - Journeyworker

60 Credits | 2 Years

$9,120

Book costs are dependent upon course selection.


*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 


After the WITC Technical Studies - Journeyworker Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Technical Studies - Journeyworker associate degree. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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