Education & Training

Higher Education and Training Opportunities




Anderson University

Undergraduate Business (Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Business, Management, Marketing, Entertainment & Music Business), MBA, DBA (Doctor of Business Administration), Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice

For more information about Anderson University, click here.



Purdue University Polytechnic Institute (Anderson)

Engineering Technology, Computer and Information Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Supply Chain Management Technology, Organizational Leadership

For more information about Purdue Polytechnic, click here.





IVY Tech Community College (East Central)

Advanced Automation and Robotics, Automotive Technology, Design Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics and Computer Technology, Energy  Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Production and Operations, Welding, Network Infrastructure, Server Administration, Information Technology Support (nearly 40 programs available in East Central region)

For more information about IVY Tech, click here.




JobSource is a partner in the WorkOne Anderson office, operates the Workforce Investment Act providing career counseling and tuition assistance.

JobSource is a multi-dimensional organization organization helping people in Madison and Grant counties live better, healthier, and more productive lives. JobSource empowers people through a variety of programs that are designed to remove barriers to change.

For over 40 years, JobSource has been supporting people as they pursue a better life and brighter future for their families. As a partner with WorkOne, JobSource provides critical employment services and training to people of all ages.

For more information on JobSource, click here.



WorkOne, a division of the Indiana Workforce Development Department (DWD), assists both individuals seeking employment and businesses seeking employees.

WorkOne has resources for job postings and referrals, training information, placement assistance, community connections, employee recruitment, labor market information, and more. Their computerized job matching system can evaluate your job positions to develop a profile or essential skills required to do that job well. Using the WorkKeys test, WorkOne can assess applicants for those skills.

For more information on WorkOne, click here.





D26 AHS Career Center (Anderson)

The Anderson Career Center is an area career center that serves students from eight schools in Madison, Delaware, Henry, Hancock, and Hamilton Counties.   Students attending the Anderson Career Center attend half of the school day at their home high school and half of their day at the Career Center involved in one of eighteen career/technical education programs.  Our programs are designed to serve students who choose to go directly into the workforce and those students who may choose to go on to a two or four year college program.  Many of our programs offer industry certifications and most offer dual college credits.

For more information on D26, click here.




Hinds Career Center (Elwood)

The Hinds Career Center is an area career center that serves seven school districts in Madison, Hamilton, Tipton, and Grant counties. Six of the seven school corporations are rural districts with one or two small towns. Hinds Career Center provides the learning environment necessary for success in mastering those life-long skills essential in continuing education, the work force, and the community through career preparation emphasizing technical, communication and team-working skills.  Students that complete a career-technical program at Hinds Career Center can graduate on a path that provides options of pursuing post-secondary education toward an associate or bachelor degree, training through a technical college, apprenticeship in a trade, or direct entry into the workforce.

For more information on the Hinds Career Center, click here.

Four-Year College & Universities (2017 Data)

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Total Number of Students: 1,877

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 509

City: Anderson

County: Madison

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Total Number of Students: 128

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 10

City: Anderson

County: Madison

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Total Number of Students: 22,513

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 5,324

City: Muncie

County: Delaware

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Total Number of Students: 29,790

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 6,681

City: Indianapolis

County: Marion

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Total Number of Students: 5,081

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 1,158

City: Indianapolis

County: Marion

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Total Number of Students: 13,850

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 5,644

City: Marion

County: Grant

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Total Number of Students: 2,589

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 466

City: Upland

County: Grant

Community & Technical College (2017 Data)

Total Number of Students: 3,102

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 363

City: Anderson

County: Madison

Total Number of Students: 5,901

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 663

City: Muncie

County: Delaware

Total Number of Students: 1,836

Total Number of 2017 Graduates: 188

City: Marion

County: Grant

Primary and Secondary (K-12) Education

2018 Graduation Rates - Madison County, IN
Corporation NameCorp IDEnrollmentGraduatesGraduation Rate
Alexandria Community School Corporation52651,52912898.5%
Anderson Community School Corporation52757,10439593.8%
Elwood Community School Corporation52801,6748194.2%
Frankton-Lapel Community Schools52453,16722293.3%
Madison Grant United Schools28251,1989993.9%
South Madison Community School Corporation52554,51733594.9%
Anderson Preparatory Academy97907475096.2%
Liberty Christian SchoolsC2255242696.3%
Indiana Christian AcademyC175269990.0%
State of Indiana1,139,82272,46588.1%

Other Training Programs

The Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP) provides a unique training opportunity for citizens. For more information on the program, click here.