Combining core academic studies with a focused career theme, academy students accelerate their entry into professional fields offering exceptional opportunities for employment, advancement, growth and financial success.

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    The Academy of Engineering answers an acute need for engineers in this country by educating high school students in the principles of engineering, and providing content in the fields of electronics, biotech, aerospace, civil engineering, and architecture. The academy uses curriculum from Paxton/Patterson and benefits from support provided by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, ConnectEd, and SME Education Foundation.Click here for more.




    The Academy of Finance connects high school students with the world of financial services and personal finance, offering a curriculum that includes banking and credit, financial planning, global finance, securities, insurance, accounting, and economics. The Academy of Finance curriculum and certification is being validated by the Council for Economic Education. Click here for more.



    The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism helps students chart career paths in one of the world’s largest industries — from hotel management to sports, entertainment, and event management — and includes the study of geography, economics, and world cultures. The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism curriculum has received industry validation from the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership and The Institute of Travel and Tourism. Click here for more.



    The Academy of Life Sciences connects high school students with the world of life sciences, offering a curriculum that covers the different aspects of the Life Sciences industry to include health care, counseling and mental health, Dietician/Nutritionist, Veterinary, and Health Fitness Science.

    **All Classes Are Honors Level**  


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