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Technology and Engineering

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.

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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.

The earlier a student begins this sequence, the more opportunities students will have to explore fully the educational and community options available. Course fees may vary at the high schools.

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  • Principles of Engineering
  • Digital Electronics
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Engineering Design and Development
  • Aerospace Engineering

Experiential/Work-based Learning Options.

  • Job- Shadowing
  • Career Internship
  • Youth Apprenticeship

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Early College/Dual Credit Opportunities

  • Wood Fabrication 4, Madison College
  • Computer Hardware and Software Essentials
  • Basic Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Fabrication 1
  • Fundamentals of Construction
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Interpreting Engineering Drawings
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Woodworking 1A: Machinery & Methods
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Machine Tool

Career & Technical Student Organizations

SkillsUSA - The competitions that students participate in are directly related to classroom curriculum.

Industry Certificates For High School Students

  • SP/2 (Safety and Pollution Prevention)
  • Coop Skill Certificates
  • Wisconsin Youth Leadership Certificate
  • Wisconsin Employability Skills Certificate

Post Secondary Options

Explore options in Engineering, Technology, Industrial Technology Management, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Supply Chain & operations management, and others.

MMSD Graduation Requirements

Students need 22 credits to earn their diplomas. In addition, students need to pass the State of Wisconsin Civics Exam.

  • English: 4 credits
  • Math: 3 credits
  • Social Studies: 3 credits
  • Science: 3 credits
  • Physical Education: 1.5 credits
  • Health: .5 credits
  • Financial Literacy: Complete a course
  • Humanities: 1 credit
  • Civics Exam: Must Pass
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Xello - MMSD Career Exploration Platform

As an MMSD student, you can explore all the six career paths (2 & 4 Year College, Apprenticeship, Job Training, Job/Employment, Military, and Gap Year) through Xello. Create an account today and find out which path is right for you!

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