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Career and Industry Track Programs

Get started on a degree or certificate while still in high school. Our program pathways are designed to help you start working toward your goals by identifying classes that will count toward a degree, preparing you for a career.

Career & Industry Track Programs for High School Students 

EMBARK - Bioscience

Credential: Life Science Lab Assistant Certificate 
Offered through  Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

EMBARK is a dual credit/enrollment program created by St. Louis Community College and the Danforth Center, focused on preparing high school students to earn a Life Science Lab Assistant (LSLA) certificate by high school graduation. Students who graduate from the program are prepared for work in bioscience laboratories and are well positioned to continue on to bioscience and biotechnology 2- and 4-year degrees. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school sophomores, Juniors, and seniors
  • Cumulative, unweighted GPA 2.6+
  • Placement in MTH 140s or higher

*Students wishing to begin during senior year must have completed BIO 111 or AP Biology
(Exam score of 3+)

For More Information
Complete Program Application

Access Point- Technology Career Path

Access Point is a unique dual enrollment partnership between STLCC and Daugherty Access Point designed to help students from underrepresented communities transition from high school to software development careers in less than a year. Students take information technology classes at STLCC during their senior year with additional Access Point onboarding and training . Upon completion of the initial phase of tailored training, students will immediately start a paid apprenticeship that will lead to a full-time $40k+ salary and software engineering career while continuing their college education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • HS seniors
  • Cumulative, unweighted GPA 2.0+
  • Demonstrate Reading Proficiency
  • Additional requirements designated by Access Point.

For More Information
Explore STLCC Technology Programs
Learn About STLCC Tech Academy

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