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|Career College/Trade School|
*Do your homework on the school of your choosing! Be aware of DIPLOMA MILLS!
Certificate: A certificate is usually obtained in a shorter amount of time than an associate’s degree. The certificate is highly concentrated in a specific trade.
Career/Trade Popular Options
Cosmetology- If you are seriously thinking this as a career option, as a sophomore you should be visiting the Jackson Area Career Center. If you attend for 2 years, pass the State Boards Exam, and get all your hours, you could leave high school with your certificate and begin working right away. This will save you money!
Automotive Technology/ Body- Again check out the Jackson Area Career Center
Skilled Trades- This incorporates Construction, Electricians, Plumbing, HVAC
Computers and Technology- Beware of ITT Technical Institute! Read the following article HERE
Culinary Arts- The Jackson Area Career Center program will be a good start