Reviewed and/or Updated on: December 12, 2018

Madison Area Technical College

The constant changes and growing complexities of modern living and the environment are creating a demand for college-trained people in the fire service field. Madison Area Technical College offers a 2-year Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technician and a less than one year diploma in the Fire Recruit Academy, which may State certify the student as Firefighter II and National EMT. MATC also offers other numerous State Certification courses, Wildland Fire Training, fire safety courses and courses to fit individual/department training needs as requested. MATC has outdoor training facilities including a live fire training burn building, repelling walls, roof simulators, flammable liquid and natural gas simulators, vehicle extrication, confined space & technical rescue and a table-top fire structure simulator.

Fire Service Contact

Dawn Way
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704-2599
Phone: 608-246-6911
Fax: 608-616-1590