Career Studies

Career Studies recognizes skills acquired through employment. Applicants must have earned a four-year high school diploma or a state high school equivalency certificate. All applicants are expected to have successfully completed at least one year of math and one year of science in high school and have at least four years of work experience. During the application process, the applicant must meet with the Chair of the Career Studies Program.

The student begins the program by creating a portfolio that clearly outlines work-related competencies. The completed portfolio, which is reviewed by a team of appropriate evaluators, is used to determine if college credit will be awarded for prior learning experiences. The student must meet with an academic advisor to outline and plan the program of study. Graduates of this program are usually employed in a variety of settings at the time of entry into the program.


  • Algebra I required.