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Program Details

Madison College offers students the option to earn and Associate in Arts Degree. The degree provides the foundation for the continuation of student’s education. The Liberal Arts Transfer program helps students save money in the pursuit of completing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college. Full-time students within the transfer program save an average of $10,000 per year at Madison College. Madison College has many special partnerships with four-year schools ensuring Liberal Arts Transfer program students have smooth transfers. 

The Associate in Arts degree is two-years in length. The Liberal Arts Transfer program offers students small class sizes and one-on-one instruction ensuring high quality education. The degree is designed for students who are interested in careers such as public relations, art, theater, education, social work, translating, politics and advertising.  Students within the program have many categories to choose coursework in such as Art, English History, Mathematics, Music, Natural Science and World Languages. Some courses that are offered throughout the program include Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, American History 1607-1865, Computer Science, Calculus 3, Organic Chemistry 1, Music Theory and Economics.

Upon completing of the two-year program students, normally, fulfill the general education requirements for four-year universities. Madison College has many special agreements with four-year schools to allow Liberal Arts Transfer program students to continue their education.  Madison College is the number one source for transfer students for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Students who complete the Associate in Arts degree, sign up for the UW contract, and fulfill the requirements are guaranteed admission to University of Wisconsin-Madison as a junior. Along with the University of Wisconsin-Madison there are other agreements with schools such as Ottawa University, Franklin University, Edgewood College, Bellevue University, Strayer University, Concordia University and Upper Iowa University.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission