Destinations Career Academy

Your student can prepare for college and career with the Destinations Career Academy at CASC.

 

What is Destinations?

Destinations SealThe Destinations Career Academy at CASC is a full-time, accredited, tuition-free online program that combines traditional high school courses with industry-relevant, career-focused electives—giving students a jump-start on real-world skills they’ll need for  college, career, or both. While working toward their high school diplomas, students can choose from a variety of courses in these high-demand career fields: Business, Health and Human Services, and Information Technology. South Carolina-certified teachers provide live online instruction and tailor teaching to student needs. Students can participate in career-oriented clubs, gain workplace skills, and prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams in their chosen career path upon graduation.*

Career-focused courses are based on the knowledge and skills required for each career pathway in the following in-demand career areas:

  • Business: Careers in finance, marketing and planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Learn more about Business.
  • Health and Human Services: Careers in teaching and training that apply communication skills with students, parents, and other groups to enhance learning. Learn more about Health and Human Services.
  • Information Technology (IT): Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level,
    technical, and professional careers related to the design, development,
    support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems
    integration services. Learn more about Information Technology.

*Many Microsoft® Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who attend Destinations for at least two years will have further exposure to career readiness education courses to be best prepared for certification testing.

SkillsUSA Membership

Destinations students can join the SkillsUSA chapter at CASC. With curriculum that covers 130 job categories and more than 600 national partners—businesses, trade associations, and unions—SkillsUSA gives students the opportunity to:

  • Practically apply what they learn in the classroom
  • Take courses in addition to those offered by CASC course catalog
  • Participate in academic competitions and community service activities
  • Connect with like-minded students who have similar career and academic interests
  • Earn scholarships offered exclusively through SkillsUSA