Technical Studies – Journeyworker

Program Number: 10-499-5
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid

Journeyworkers can earn a degree customized to their interests with the Technical Studies - Journeyworker Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

Journeyworkers from various trades—such as electricians and carpenters—who are looking to continue their education should look no further - Moraine Park has the program to fit your needs. The Technical Studies – Journeyworker program is tailored to journeyworkers’ career interests.   

The Certificate of Apprenticeship/Wisconsin Journey Worker Level Certificate will grant program students 39 credits for prior learning. This is based upon completion of a Wisconsin Journey certificate that includes 400 or more hours of instruction.

Note: Financial Aid is not available for the apprenticeship credits.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Technical Studies – Journeyworker program will be able to build on their apprenticeship training by taking selected coursework during the duration of their apprenticeship. This program can help students prepare for a career change or act as a stepping stone into starting their own businesses. Journeyworkers will also expand their job opportunities by preparing for management positions.


Number Title Cr
39 credits of advanced standing are granted for 400 hours of apprenticeship-related training. Based on 6,048 hours of on-the-job training. 39
Institutional Requirements (3 credits) 3
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
890-101 College 101 2
General Education Courses (see below) 15
Communications (select 801-136 English Composition 1 and one additional Communication course) 6
801-136 English Composition 1 (and) 3
801-1XX Other associate-level Communication Course 3
Mathematics or Science (minimum 3-credit course) 3
804-1XX Associate-level Mathematics Course (or) 3-4
806-1XX Associate-level Science Course 3-4
Social Science (minimum 3-credit course) 3
809-1XX Associate-level Social Science course 3
Behavioral Science (minimum 3-credit course) 3
809-1XX Associate-level Behavioral Science course 3
The remaining six Technical Studies or General Education credits to be determined with academic advisor. 6
  Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 63

Note: A minimum of 25 percent of total program requirements must be earned at the technical college from which you will receive your degree.