SPPS Career Pathways

  •  SPPS Career Fields showing Science and Medical in teal, Human Services in purple, Innovative and Emerging Technologies in blu

    Each comprehensive high school* will offer four Career Fields with at least one Career Pathway for each field. Career Fields allow students to gain foundational career knowledge and skills.


    • Career Pathways must be in high wage and in-demand areas
    • Students will declare a pathway at the end of English 9. 
    • Students may find out that the career pathway is not for them and switch pathways.

    District Wide Career Pathway Opportunities

    Career Pathways Academy (CPA)

    A high school (HS) program for 10th through 12th grade students who meet the PSEO requirements. Students earn college and high school credit for courses usually taught by high school instructors. There is no cost for the program.Transportation is provided.

    Saint Paul Public School Automotive Program
    Where students may become NATEF certified and earn summer internships.