Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College has a history of demonstrating their dedication to the community. Learning is their passion, and it shows. Nearly one in nine residents have taken some sort of class through a WITC campus or outreach center. They’ve trained countless members of business and industry and make their communities stronger. Most recently, they partnered with Kestrel Aircraft to develop a composite technology program starting fall semester 2013.
WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enhancement. The college offers more than 50 career programs such as cosmetology, nursing, manufacturing, corrections, early childhood education and business.
WITC is currently ranked #4 in the nation by Washington Monthly for Community College Rankings in 2013.
Motto: “Experience. Success.”
Led by: WITC President Bob Meyer
Why They’re Unique:Why choose WITC?
- Washington Monthly ranked WITC fourth best among two-year colleges in the nation
- 92% of 2012 graduates were employed within six months of graduation
- Hands-on learning
- Flexible learning options to help you make college work for you
- Smaller class sizes with experienced instructors
- Study abroad opportunities such as Japan, Germany and Scotland
- 2012 Graduates’ average year salary is $33,800 – for those employed full-time in jobs related to their WITC education
- 97% are satisfied/very satisfied with their WITC experience and would recommend WITC to a friend or family member
They Can Answer Questions Relating to: How do I register for classes? Can I be a part time student? Can I pay for my classes as I go?
Meet The Expert
WITC-Superior has been around longer than almost any other technical college in Wisconsin. While it was founded in 1912 as the state’s second vocational school and first in the northwest region, it became part of the Wisconsin Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District in 1972. It was later renamed Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in 1987.
Mission, Vision and Values
WITC’s mission is learning first, creating dynamic opportunities for career preparation and personal effectiveness. Its vision is an innovative journey. Education is a lifelong journey and WITC embraces innovative theories, techniques and technology. WITC’s values are:
- integrity and
Serving Northwest Wisconsin with campuses in Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior, outreach centers in Hayward and Ladysmith.
Have A Question? Ask The Experts!
Did you ever dream of protecting and serving as a law enforcement officer? WITC’s Criminal Justice – Corrections program offers a pathway toward joining the force. Once you complete the two-year associate degree, you can start your career at a halfway house, juvenile detention center, or correctional facility…. OR… you can go on to complete the law enforcement academy at Rice Lake (or another qualifying academy program) to become an officer.
Apply now for Fall.
As new students are welcomed to the WITC family, here are a few tips to get started at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College:
1 – Get to know your instructors. They are great resources for recommendations and connections to career opportunities later on!
2 – Check out educational resources around campus like the Learning Resource Center, Student Success Center and Educational Technology Center. They are there to help you succeed.
3- Review each syllabus, so you can plan and manage your time without missing a beat.
WITC – Experience. Success.
Looking for a college or career change? Open houses can be a great way to learn more about college programs, admission processes, financial aid and accommodations. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior is hosting an open house on Oct. 17 from 3-6 p.m. (which Mix108 will be at) WITC was ranked 4th best two year college in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine this year and has more than 50 programs to choose from.
Want a career in the Twin Ports’ growing aviation industry? The Composite Technology program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College teaches students to layer carbon fiber to create and repair composite, which is used to create the shell of the aircraft. Composite is also used in bikes, fishing rods, windmills and boats. Apply now to composite technology at WITC for Fall Term.