MET Academy | Western Technical College

MET Academy

MET Academy

High school juniors and seniors can earn college credits while in high school!

Are you interested in a career in the Mechanical, Electrical, or Technology industries? If you enjoy learning by doing, check out Western's MET Academy!

What is it?

This two-year academy explores engineering applications for various industries. Academy participants take classes taught by Western faculty on Western's La Crosse campus. Complete this two-year academy to earn 10 college credits.

Who is eligible?

High school juniors and seniors.

How much does it cost?

Western and participating school districts have developed an agreement to cover tuition costs. Contact your counselor to find out about eligibility through your high school.

How do I sign up?

Fill out the online application form.

What is the schedule?

The academy has a fall and spring term, just like traditional college courses. The fall term runs from September through mid-December. The spring term runs January through April. Classes are scheduled Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Fall 2019 - 2 Western Credits - Programming/CAM for CNC Milling
Spring 2020 - 3 Western Credits - HVACR Intro to Installation
Fall 2020 - 3 Western Credits - Photovoltaic Design and Install
Spring 2021 - 2 Western Credits - Solidworks

Connect with us

For more information, contact Tyler Ludeking at or 608-789-6232.