Lakeshore Technical College
Located in Cleveland, Wisconsin, the Lakeshore Technical College is a technical and community college that is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. Aside from the main campus in Cleveland, the college has four other campuses and 11 community education centers around the state of Wisconsin. Currently, there are about 13,800 students enrolled at Lakeshore.
The college is accredited by the Academic Quality Improvement Program of the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, several programs offered at Lakeshore Technical College have professional accreditation from other bodies. For instance, the Automotive Maintenance Technician program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation; the Dental Hygienist program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation; the Paralegal program is accredited by the American Bar Association; the Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology; and other professional accreditations and state approvals.
There are about 100 career programs offered at Lakeshore Technical College. Degree programs are offered in Accounting, Business Management, Child Care Services, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Farm Business and Production Management, Graphic and Web Design, Human Resource Administration, Industrial Maintenance, Manufacturing Management, Marketing, Mechanical Design Technology, Nuclear Technology, Practical Nursing, Radiography, Supervisory Management, Wind Energy Technology, and more.
Certificate programs at Lakeshore Technical College, meanwhile, include Child Care Professional, Customer Service Skills, Desktop Publishing and Digital Design, Emergency Management Specialist, Food Manufacturing Production, Global Business, Hospitality Management Professional, Industrial Technology-Automation, Marketing and Customer Interaction, Project Management, Meeting and Event Planning, Microsoft Office Integration, Occupational safety and Health Technician, Photovoltaic Installer, Tax Preparer, Supply Chain Management, Web Development, and others.
Apprenticeship programs are available in the areas of Carpentry, Child Care Development, Industrial Electrician, Machinist, Maintenance Technician, Plumbing, Sheet Metal Construction, Technical Studies, and other areas.
Lakeshore Technical College offers workforce training solutions, seminars, and continuing education for professionals, entrepreneurs, or individuals looking to add or enhance their skills, become more competitive, or enrich their personal lives. Seminars offered include College Funding and Pre-Retirement Planning, Conflict Resolution, Essentials of Leadership, Leadership Development Series, Supervisory Training, and more.
Lakeshore has a great track record when it comes to preparing students for careers. About 82 percent of graduates find employment within one year, and about 87 percent of Lakeshore graduates find work in the Lakeshore area. If you are planning to transfer your credits, 31 higher education institutions accept credits from Lakeshore Technical College.
Students at Lakeshore Technical College aren't just all about academics. There are other activities that can be explored on campus. The Cleveland campus has an 18-hole disc golf course, and this is free and open to the general public. If hiking is more your thing, the Old Growth Forest of Lakeshore is a designated State Natural Area of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. There is a three segment trail that is open to the public.
Lakeshore Technical College has state of the art conference and meeting facilities and venues. These facilities are available for rent to various groups and organizations. Professional catering services may also be availed, and the college provides professional technical support for the audio and video equipment and specs.