Career Academy

The Metropolitan Community College Career Academy is designed to provide Nebraska high school juniors and seniors with opportunities to jumpstart their post-secondary education. Nebraska High School students receive half-price standard tuition.
Student welding

Through the Career Academy, students will learn and apply:

  • Practical skills and information for specific career areas

  • Safety procedures

  • Gain job-seeking 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


  • Complete application is due to Secondary Partnerships by March 6, 2020.

  • Approval  through the counselor at each participating high school is necessary.

Student doing hands-on work in an electrical class