Career Academy on Campus at UCC

Career Academy

A partnership program of UCC and Douglas County School Districts

High school students can choose from three hands-on college credit programs to take at UCC on Fridays. You can learn a new skill, earn college credits, and get on track early to start a career - all before graduating high school.

Enroll in this program for the 2022 - 2023 school year. Transportation, lunch, books, tuition, and fees included.


Program Benefits

✔ Program taught by college faculty at UCC

✔ Get in-demand training and skills for local jobs

✔ Jumpstart a college degree

✔ Learn by discussion, doing, and demonstrating

✔ Learn with a peer-group from other local high schools


Choose your path to make a difference in our community


Prepare for a job in the automotive field and get industry-recognized certifications. Learn about engine repair and maintenance, and standards in precision measurement.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Fridays

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Emergency Medical Technician

Get the skills needed for an entry-level position as a first responder in your community. Prepare for a career to work in hospitals, clinics, or mobile health care. Learn in our innovative simulation laboratory with cutting-edge equipment.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Fridays

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Explore theatre as an art form and its value to communities. Get a taste of scripting, acting, directing, and stage designing. Rehearse and perform contemporary plays, Shakespearean monologue and modern comedy.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Fridays

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  • 16 years of age or older at the time of enrollment and in high school grades 11 or 12 (For EMS: 17 years of age and in grade 12)
  • On track to complete course requirements for high school graduation


Limited space available: Reserve your spot with your high school counselor

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