Divisional Academy Programs

Engineering and Information Technology (11th &12th Grade Academy) pathway - Preparing innovators and technologists for the Greater Peninsula and Virginia.


  • An Academy offered within at least one high school in each Greater Peninsula school division.
  • A selective application process for rising juniors.
  • Preparation for high growth and high demand occupations with Greater Peninsula employers.
  • Course alignment with the Engineering Technology and Information Technology Associate Degree programs at TNCC and transferable to ODU.
  • High academic requirements: 2.5 GPA, 4 years of science, math beyond Algebra II, 4 years of English, and 2 years of foreign language.
  • Advanced technical training resulting in dual enrollment and/or industry credentialing.
  • Full-day course sequence offered within the school division, at NHREC, at TNCC, and/or through distance learning resulting in at least 9 transferable college credits and/or industry credentialing.

Workforce Opportunities:

Engineering Technology

  • Automated Manufacturing Technician
  • Calibration Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Quality Engineer
  • Precision Inspector
  • Production Manager
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Engineer Technician
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Project Manager
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronics Technician
  • Simulation Modeling Engineer

Information Technology

  • Account Manager
  • Data Systems Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Analyst
  • E-Business Specialist
  • Help desk Specialist
  • Information Systems Architect
  • Maintenance Technician
  • PC Support Specialist
  • PC Systems Coordinator
  • Product Support Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Communicator