Career Pathways

Your Educational Pathway to Workforce & Career Readiness

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Did you know that you could earn high school and college credit now and not have to take the same class twice? How cool is that!?

Alaska Tech Prep is all about linking YOU with the next step. Maybe the next step is taking college level courses as a high school student that lead to an occupational endorsement, a certificate, a two or four year degree, or an advanced placement into a school to apprenticeship program. Maybe the next step is earning an industry—recognized credential such as the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research), ServSafe, MOUS, Adobe Certification, A+ or Network +, Certified Nurse's Assistant (CNA), or Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) to name a few.

Alaska Tech Prep promotes seamless transitions; "Tech Prep" courses are aligned to lower-division college level courses and are part of a sequence of courses that can lead to a credential or certificate. You're not taking random courses leading anywhere. You're making choices that lead somewhere.

Alaska Tech Prep is all about moving you ahead more quickly! Promoting options that give you recognition for the academic and technical skills you've earned while still in high school moves you ahead more quickly. You're getting a head start on additional education and training. You’re becoming career ready!

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