Career & Technical Education

Pathways for a HIRE Education

Ascension Parish Schools’ career-based programs can put you on a pathway to a long-term and rewarding career. Our Pathway programs give students access to hundreds of hands-on courses that can lead to hundreds of high-need, high-paying professions.

Discover how the road to success begins with the right pathway!

Ascension Parish's Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and Industry-Based Credentials (IBCs) offer specialized training towards careers such as:

  • computer science
  • culinary arts
  • medical services
  • architecture and construction
  • multimedia production
  • manufacturing services
  • business management
Our Pathway programs greatly increase a student's chances of graduating high school, furthering their education and/or stepping into a career they enjoy, with salaries averaging $55,000 per year.