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Don’t Wait Until Tomorrow to Fast-Track Your Future
With each passing day, we move into a more expansive, innovative, and immersive reality. Do you dream of engineering a high-tech, progressive future? Are you fascinated with machines, machine learning, and Artificial Intelligence? If this sounds like you, then you might want to plug into a career in robotics and robotics engineering. This fascinating robotics program offers computer-driven and tech-obsessed students a strong entryway into both a college degree and a career path in this well-paying, always-evolving and fast-growing industry. Students can get a head start on a fast track to an exciting and innovative future…today.
What You'll Learn
From 9th grade upward, enroll in A-G approved courses to start preparing for your career in the Engineering/robotics industry. Classes include:
- AP Computer Science Principles
- AP Computer Science A
- CTE Cap Robotics
What You’ll Do
Take what you’re learning in the classroom into the real world and experience for yourself all that awaits you in the forever-fascinating and ever-evolving engineering/robotics industry. Immersive and insightful experiences include:
- Robotics competitions
- Field trips to trade shows
- Community outreach
Who You Can Be
Kickstart your career path with top-tier academic instruction and industry-leader insights. The robotics program prepares you for potential careers such as:
- Robotics Designer
- Robotics Repair Tech
- Industrial Designer
- Computer Programmer
- Computer Scientist
- Marketing and Business
- Data Scientist
Industry Average Wages: $40,000–$90,000
Projected Industry Growth: 4%
What You Need to Know
VUSD’s Robotics CTE track offers students (9th grade and up) a fast-track to a degree and career in the big-growth, high-tech industry of robotics and robotics engineering. Students learn a wide range of skills and dive deep into several disciplines in this Ventura High School-based program — including robotics, engineering, programming, business and marketing, manufacturing, industrial design, and more. The class is run in a fashion similar to a working small business, providing students with a true advantage and edge as they prepare for an exciting career in a fast-growing field. Additionally, students benefit from a strong connection to a wide range of local robotics-related businesses and projects, with the marketing and business-focused students tasked with expanding this network. The class also ventures out to exciting, informative off-site experiences such as robotics competitions and trade shows. Robotics is an industry that is aggressively expanding year-to-yeah, and the experience provided in this program can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in various industries, including programming, manufacturing, electronic engineering, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and more.
Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.
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