The Tech Prep program at UAS has an enormous potential to successfully prepare students throughout Southeast Alaska for high quality, high paying careers by ensuring students can access and afford training and coursework to obtain certifications, endorsements, and post secondary degrees.
Tech Prep is a program that connects career and technical education at a high school with continued training at the college level. This program began in Southeast Alaska in 2006 and continues to run in high schools, regardless of their size.
Many students every year earn college credits while in high school. After graduation they continue in their field of study at UAS or they enter the work force confident in the skills and knowledge they acquired in the program.