Welcome to Wichita Area Technical College (WATC). We are in the hopes and dreams business and we’re happy you have chosen WATC to begin your educational journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses. WATC is the 9th largest two-year institution in Kansas, offering the 4th most technical credit hours.

The programs we offer can prepare you for a career in aviation, advanced manufacturing, health sciences, automotive, design or begin your general education coursework that will transfer to a four year degree. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the tools but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers. 94% of all WATC graduates are employed or continue their education. WATC is also proud to have been selected by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to develop an aviation certificate for nationwide implementation.

WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org), the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country. This allows you a quality education that opens doors of opportunity to further your education.

We wish you much success!






Dr. Anthony (Tony) Kinkel