Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Help your child determine how to best prepare for a career by exploring these educational options. Career and Technology Education Most high schools offer a variety of career and technol- ogy programs. To find out what programs are available in your district, contact your child’s counselor. Two-Year College Community and state-supported technical colleges provide affordable, career-oriented one and two-year programs. Students can also start at a two-year college and then transfer to a four-year college. Career and Trade School Career and trade schools offer short-term training in a variety of career fields. Some programs last only a few weeks; others take up to two years to complete. Four-Year College A four-year college education (bachelor’s degree) can provide students with a wide range of career opportunities. Apprenticeship Apprentices learn a skilled trade through classroom instruction and on-the-job training. Military The U.S. military offers enlistees free job training in over 2,000 job specialties. Educational Options