Central Campus

For students pursuing a specific career area, college level curriculum courses are offered at the Career and Technical Institute at Central Campus.

The Career and Technical Institute offers many classes not available at any other high school in the district or even across the state and nation. From aviation technology to marine biology to fashion design and much more, it is a unique educational opportunity for students in Iowa.

Over 1,000 students are taking advantage of the following courses and programs:

  • Advanced Paint Application
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Aquarium Science
  • Army JROTC
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Technology
  • Broadcasting & Film
  • Career Opportunities in Health
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • Commercial Photography
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management
  • Early Childhood Careers
  • Engineering Development & Design
  • Engineering Robotics & Electronics
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Design & Merchandising
  • Game Design & Programming
  • Genetics & Microbiology
  • Global Animal Science
  • Graphic Communication
  • Health Science Specialist
  • Home Building Technology
  • Horticulture & Animal Science
  • HVAC/Plumbing
  • Iowa Energy & Sustainability Academy
  • Landscaping
  • Marine Biology
  • Mobile Apps
  • Nurse Aide Specialist/Advanced Nurse Aide/Nurse Aide
  • Project Lead the Way (Intro to Engineering, Principles of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Civil Engineering & Architecture)
  • Robotics
  • Sports Officiating & Leadership
  • Skilled Trades
  • Urban Leadership Academy
  • Urban Teacher Academy
  • Vet Careers
  • Welding Technology