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What are some courses Milwaukee Area Technical College offers online?

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MATC offers online classes in English, math, business and other subjects, allowing students to complete an associate degree online. It offers associate degrees in business management, accounting, marketing and other areas. It also offers certificate programs and technical diplomas.

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The online program at MATC is designed to allow a student to complete all the coursework necessary to receive his associate degree or technical diploma. Online classes have assignments and participation requirements similar to their on-campus counterparts. This gives the student greater flexibility in his course schedule without sacrificing academic standards. While most of the class work is able to be completed online, some classes have on-campus requirements for exams. There may be additional requirements that necessitate on-campus attendance, depending on what coursework the student takes.

A student who enrolls in an online study program needs to be motivated and self-directed. It is easy to procrastinate and fall behind schedule when working alone. Staying organized and keeping track of due dates help the student keep up with the coursework. The student should set aside adequate time for quiet study, going to a library, if necessary. A student enrolling in this type of class should not assume that the coursework is less difficult or involves less effort.

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