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Career Pathways
McMinnville High School's Career Pathway program provides students a "road map" with information on what courses to take and when to take them as they pursue a career area.  Students clearly see the relationship between the courses available at MHS and the certificates or associate degrees that lead to careers in a specific industry.  McMinnville High School offers endorsements in many Career Pathways.  Students are required to earn 3.0 credits in pathway experiences through the extended list of pathway courses McMinnville High School offers.

Pathway Endorsements
McMinnville High School students can also earn a Pathway Endorsement.  Completion of 2.5 credits of specific coursework within a designated pathway identifies the student as completing an endorsement.  Students with completed Pathway Endorsements earn a green cord at graduation and are eligible for a Pathway Scholarship within that pathway.  
 Career Pathways provide "an awesome                       "It has been a great experience. I want to be    
                opportunity for students to learn what                           an Aerospace Engineer and my pathway
               direction they want to study."                                         experience has provided me a hands-on experience,
                                                                                                      giving me the tools I need to get me further in
               Melissa Campbell, Early Childhood Education,             my career."
               Class of 2015                                                                 
                                                                                                     Deborah Jackson, Engineering, Class of 2016

Following is a list of current MHS Career Pathways with detailed information. 

           Performing Arts - MUSIC 
           Performing Arts - THEATRE
           Visual Arts
Business Finance and Marketing
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Early Childhood Studies
Engineering & Aerospace Sciences - EASA
Fire & Emergency Services
Health Services
Natural Resources Management
Visual Communications

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