• Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT²®) Program

    Gain the high-tech skills you need to succeed

    Line Vertical“To grow our economy, businesses will need the right talent. To build a bright future for our young people, we must arm them with the right skill sets to succeed today and tomorrow.”MAT2 logo   
          Governor Rick Snyder
         Special Message:
         Developing and Connecting Michigan’s Talent
                                                      December 1, 2011

    High School Seniors and Recent Graduates…
    Welcome to MAT²®!

    MAT²® – the Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program – is an innovative, industry-driven approach to education.

    Manufacturing sectors and technology industries are experiencing a shortage of employees with the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to operate and maintain new systems-based technology. The MAT²® program is an educational model developed in conjunction with global technology leaders to combine theory, practice and work to train a globally competitive workforce. MAT²® will provide you:

    • A three year training program with all tuition costs paid for by your employer 
    • On-the-job training with pay* 
    • An Associate's degree in a high-tech, in-demand field 
    • A guaranteed job upon successful completion of program 
    Interested in having your local Career Liaison speak to students, parents or educators about MAT2? E-mail today.
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    Tech GraphicTurn a dream into reality today.
    Call 1.888.522.0103 or email us at to find out if MAT²® is for you. Applications for MAT²® are now available here.  

    *In exchange, the student commits to remaining on the job for at least two years after the training period ends.