Program Description

Acceptance Requirements: Possess or be enrolled in a Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate issued by the Department of Workforce Development – Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards registered program which includes a minimum of 400 hours of prescribed apprentice related technical instruction in the Wisconsin Technical College System; Complete all prescribed WTCS apprentice related technical instruction.

Possession of the DWD – BAS Wisconsin Apprenticeship Completion Certificate AND successful completion of all prescribed coursework fulfills the 39 credit minimum technical studies requirement of the Technical Studies – Journey Worker Associate of Applied Science Degree; Meet the WTCS Associate of Applied Science Degree requirement for a minimum of 21 credits of General Education/Electives as outlined below.

The Technical Studies - Journey Worker Associate Degree program responds to requests for academic recognition of apprenticeship training in the state of Wisconsin. The WTCS provides a program option of an associate degree in Technical Studies. This system-wide approach provides journey workers an option to receive an associate degree around individual needs. Advanced standing procedures will be used to assess the degree requirements for journey-level workers including those who completed a registered apprenticeship program outside of the state of Wisconsin.

Approximate Cost

$4,804
Tuition: $3372 , Books: $1432

Financial Aid

May Be Available
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Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
30-40%
at Antigo
30-40%
at Medford
30-40%
at Phillips
30-40%
at Spencer
30-40%
at Wittenberg
30-40%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Courses

The Technical Studies - Journey Worker Associate Degree is a 60 Credit* program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

TECHNICAL STUDIES CREDITS 39.00
COMMUNICATION 6.00
MATH/SCIENCE 3.00
SOCIAL SCIENCE 3.00
SOCIAL SCIENCE (BEHAVIORAL) 3.00
COLLEGE 101 1.00
ELECTIVE 6.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Transfer Information

You can continue your education to earn a four-year degree in a variety of ways.

Program Transfer

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Applied Science

General Transfer

All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

Please connect with an advisor before applying if you are interested in this program.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. The $30.00 application fee is being waived at this time.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.