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Joining a career pathway in high school opens doors to a world of possibilities. It's an opportunity to explore your interests, gain valuable skills, and discover your passion. By immersing yourself in a career pathway, you'll bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world experience, setting a strong foundation for your future. Whether you aspire to pursue higher education or enter the workforce directly after graduation, a career pathway equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in your chosen field. Don't just dream about your future; create your blueprint for success with a high school career pathway.

Pathway Strands

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Performing Arts

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Visual Arts

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Journalism & Broadcasting

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Believe, Belong, Become

The Arts & Communication Pathway is designed to foster creativity and help students discover how creative talents can evolve into fulfilling careers. Students who choose this Pathway may enjoy theater, dance, journalism or art. Through hands-on experiences and theoretical learning, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the artistic process and the vital role communication plays in bringing their creative visions to life. Students can join one of three pathway strands: performing arts, visual arts, or journalism and broadcasting.

Example Career Opportunities:
  • Graphic Designer: Average pay of $62,775 per year

  • Reporter: Average pay of $48,370 per year

  • Actor: Average pay of $45,100 per year

  • Journalist: Average pay of $38,775 per year

  • Artist: Average pay of $35,450 per year

*Information from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's Career Pathways tool. Note: Median average wages are higher than entry-level wages.

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Explore Pathway Courses

Click each course to see descriptions, grade levels, and career strands.

Explore More of R Pathways

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Health Science & Human Services


Business, Computer Science/I.T. & Marketing


Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction

Contact Us

Dr. Frank Herman

Director of College and Career Pathways