Career And College Prep

Career and College Prep at Carolus Online Academy

Are you looking to get a jump-start on your future? You can use your middle and high school years to determine where you want to go and how to get there.* In addition to core courses, you’ll take career exploration classes to discover your options and find your passion—all while getting set for more advanced high school learning. Discovering what you want to do now can prepare you to dive into a career right out of high school or help you make the right decision about your college major.

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At COA, our teachers are committed to supporting students on their journey to graduation, providing guidance, encouragement, and resources every step of the way.

Career Fields

Beginning in the fall of 2024, high school students will be able to take career-focused courses in high-demand career fields such as:

  • Health & Human Sciences:
    • Therapeutics Pathway
  • Hospitality and Tourism:
    • Restaurants and Food & Beverage Services Pathway
    • Hotel & Lodging Pathway
  • Marketing:
    • Professional Sales Pathway

You can also:

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Participate in career clubs

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Prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams upon graduation*

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Gain workplace skills

Job Shadow Week

Schools powered by K12 teamed up with businesses across the nation to give students the opportunity to explore different career fields while discovering their passions. Watch as students experience Job Shadow Week.

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*COA will offer grades K–8 during the 2023–2024 school year with plans to expand to grades K–12 beginning in the fall of 2024. Planned high school offerings and benefits listed are informational only and subject to change.