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Madison Metropolitan School District

Career & Technical Education

Career and Technical Training (CTE) prepares students to be college, career, and community ready by providing integrated core academics within rigorous and relevant curriculum, employability skills, as well as technical and career-specific skills. At the Madison Metropolitan School District, CTE Career pathways are a series of connected education, experiential learning, and support strategies aimed at helping students personalize and achieve their educational and career goals.

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MMSD Career Pathways

MMSD Career pathways are a series of connected education, experiential learning, and support strategies aimed at helping students personalize and achieve their own educational and career goals.

What experiential learning opportunities are available and how do they support career and college readiness?

Through the program of study and Career and Technical Student Organizations, students engage in hands-on experiences that include job shadowing, work-based learning, apprenticeship, competition at state and national events and learn valuable leadership and 21st-century skills.

Business Education

The Business Education Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in business, management, human resource, advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, public relations, and other related industries.

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Education and Child Services

The Education and Child Services Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in education (early, elementary, special education), child services, program administration and leadership, and other related fields.

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Health Science

The Health Science Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in therapeutic services, diagnostic services, support services, health informatics, biotechnology research, health education, public health, and other related industries.

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Hospitality: Restaurant and Foods/Beverages

The Culinary Arts Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in restaurants, food and beverage services, travel, tourism, and other related industries.

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Information Technology

The Information Technology Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in information support and services, network systems, programming and software development, web and digital communications, journalism and broadcasting, telecommunication, visual arts, and other related industries.

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Marketing Education

The Marketing Education Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in marketing communications, marketing management, marketing research, merchandising, professional sales, and other related industries.

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Technology and Engineering

The Technology and engineering program of study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in engineering, technology, science, mathematics, distribution, logistics planning, infrastructure planning, and other related industries.

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Transportation/Auto

The Transportation/Auto Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary options in transportation operations, transportation systems, infrastructure planning, warehousing and distribution center operations, and other related industries.

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Woods and Construction

The Woods and Construction Program of Study offers a sequence of courses specifically designed to prepare students for employment and postsecondary in manufacturing production, development logistics, inventory control, maintenance, Installation and repair production, quality assurance, warehousing, distribution center operations, and other related industries.

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