CAREER PATHWAYS

Just imagine learning to fly drones and even aircraft, playing video games that can lead to a rewarding job in simulations and coding, investigating a crime scene, conducting a search-and-rescue operation, earning a certificate as a Certified Nurses Assistant, and learning a trade that could lead to a long and lucrative career in carpentry, welding, HVAC, and more. Students in grades 9-12 enrolled at MITCS can do that and more. 

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Career Technical + Skilled Trades 

This educational program will provide focused courses of study in areas essential to the region’s budding oil and gas industry, including—but not limited to— certificates and licensures in welding, environmental science and engineering, quality control, production and inventory management, carpentry, and health and safety technology.
 

Courses include:

  • Welding

  • Carpentry

  • Intermediate Carpentry

  • Commercial and Residential Construction

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Gaming + Simulations

This field encompasses applications to entertainment and recreation, including video games and e-sports, as well as more serious endeavors like flight instruction, emergency preparedness, problem solving and decision making, and interactive communications. Students in this program will gain skills and certifications in areas like multimedia production, computer-generated imagery, computer programming, and software development.
 

Courses include:

  • Coding

  • Interactive Media and Esports

  • Gaming Concepts

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Transportation + Logistics

The demand for individuals with the skills, knowledge, and credentials required to safely and efficiently transport goods and services from one location to another is both urgent and growing. Students in the PGT Trucking Transportation + Logistics Academy will have the opportunity to earn their Commercial Driver’s License, as well as a chance to gain certificates and other credentials in various facets of logistics and supply-chain management. While trucking will be a primary focus of this educational program, other courses of study will include training in rail, water, air, cable, and pipeline transportation and logistics.

Courses include:

  • Drones

  • Coding

  • MS Office

  • Logistics Fundamentals

  • Logistics Operations

  • Materials Management

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Healthcare Innovations 

In order to provide affordable, high-quality healthcare for local populations, MITCS’ Healthcare Innovations program will engage students in developing skills that target the “Triple Aim” of contemporary medicine. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement identifies these as: (1) enhancing the patient experience of care (quality and satisfaction), (2) improving the health of populations, and (3) reducing the per capita cost of healthcare.
 

Courses include:

  • Medical Assistant

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Biotechnology

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Forensic Science + Justice 

Students will gain hands-on skills and training to contribute to the engagement in careers in forensic science, criminal justice, legal studies, social justice, and government. The Cyril H. Wecht Forensic Science + Justice Academy’s key priority is to recruit, cultivate, and foster the next generation of law enforcement professionals in an ever evolving and demanding field.

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice

  • Drones

  • Introduction to Forensic Science

  • Introduction to Law and Justice

  • Scientific Application in the Law

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Aviation Technology

Focusing on current and emerging needs in the aviation industry, MITCS’ Aviation Technology program will provide opportunities for students to earn licensing and credentials toward careers as pilots, avionics and aero IT specialists, aviation safety inspectors, and certified flight instructors. One particular focus will be in the area of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), which will equip students to maintain and operate drones in a range of specialty areas where demand is growing. These areas of demand include delivery and fulfillment, logistics, security and law enforcement, photography and filmmaking, aerial mapping and surveying, agriculture, and disaster relief and recovery.

Courses include:

  • Drones

  • Private Pilot Ground School/Fundamentals of Aerospace

  • Private Pilot Ground School/Flight Operations 1

  • Private Pilot Ground School/Flight Operations 2