Build a Bright Future
From robotics to engineering, the world of manufacturing is filled with in-demand professions focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Prepare to enter this high-tech world straight out of high school.
Which pathways are offered?
Engineering Technology—This pathway teaches students important science concepts and processes based on physics, chemistry, and biology. Students will learn to apply math, science, and technological concepts to solve problems quantitatively in engineering projects involving design, development, or production in various technologies and to recognize the core concepts of technology and its relationships with engineering, science, math, and other subjects.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Surveying and Mapping Technician
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Surveying and Mapping Technician—$46,200/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ACT National Career Readiness Certification
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Pre-Engineering/Engineering Technology
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 9, 2021.