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Career Academy

Nebraska Resident High School students receive half-price standard tuition.

Career Academy is designed to provide high school juniors and seniors with opportunities to explore various career fields and get a jumpstart on their post-secondary education.

"I remember that we are to be respectful and responsible for our own learning from this point on, we are in charge of our future and the options of jobs and things need to be kept in mind always." ~ Kiaya Barr, Theater Academy Student


  • applications are available through the counselor at each participating high school
  • application deadline is March 6, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year

Program Expectations and Requirements


Through the Career Academy, students will learn and apply:

  • practical skills and information for specific career areas
  • safety procedures
  • employability skills
  • interpersonal skills for the workplace

Students must:

  • be a high school junior or senior
  • be 16 years old or older
  • be selected to participate by application
  • have transportation to and from classes and internship/apprenticeship site

Programs in 2015–2016

Auto Collision Technology
Automotive Technology (Juniors Preferred)

Business for Starters NEW!
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Construction Technology
Criminal Justice
Diesel Technology
Digital Cinema/Filmmaking
Early Childhood Education
Electrical Technology
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  (Seniors Only for EMT)

Fire Science Technology (FIST)

Healthcare Career NEW!

Information Technology
Introduction to the Trades/Manufacturing/Internship

Process Operations Technology
Theatre Technology
Welding Technology


Metropolitan Community College
PO Box 3777, Bldg #7
Omaha, NE 68103-0777


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