Build a Brighter Future
Interested in robotics, engineering, or science? With Stride Career Prep, students can get started in a reliable career in manufacturing. At CAU, students pursuing the construction pathway learn to apply a digital edge to manufacturing, construction, and STEM, making it an ideal career field for those who want to pursue math and science without being confined to a traditional lab.
Which pathways are offered?
Engineering and Technology Pathway—Engineers make the world work. This pathway starts with the fundamentals of engineering and progresses into more targeted learning. Students gain the knowledge and skills for jobs such as surveying and mapping technician and engineer.
Advanced Manufacturing Pathway—This pathway prepares students to work with customers to ensure the manufacturing process produces a product that meets or exceeds customer expectations. They also monitor the manufacturing process and the materials used to make the product.
What type of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Biomedical Engineer
- Construction Manager
- Construction Equipment Operator
- Construction Laborer
- Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
- Industrial Engineer
- Surveying and Mapping Technician
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Surveying and Mapping Technician—$46,200/year
- Biomedical Engineer—$92,620/year
- Industrial Engineer—$88,950/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Pre-Engineering/Engineering Technology
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 9, 2021.