Career pathways.

Online Career Pathways for any Nevada Student.

  • A sequenced progression of high-quality, rigorous courses in high-demand career pathways in Health Science, Information Technology and Business.
  • The opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications, such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Microsoft® Office, National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI), and many others.

Students can blaze a path to the new worlds after graduation with career training and certifications through our comprehensive online solutions.

NVLA Career Pathway courses prepare a student for industry certification, but do not yet earn CTE college credit or CTE certification.

Tuition FREE for full-time NVLA students.

Tuition for part-time NVLA students: $75 per semester.

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Dental Assisting
  • Administrative Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting

  • Networking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Programming
  • Graphic Design

Courses are hosted online in the Canvas Learning Management System. Instruction is conducted online within Canvas and using other tools that facilitate student-teacher interaction including web conferencing, phone calls, text messaging, and email. Courses include instruction, quizzes, assignments, and formative and summative assessments. All courses are taught by teachers licensed in Nevada who work closely with students to support their individual learning needs.

Full-Time NVLA Student

FREE

for all courses

Apply Now!

Concurrent Students

$75

Per Semester Course

Enroll Now!


Some Telling Statistics on Career Technical Education

In an ASCD Policy Priorities article, Barbara Michelman presents statistics that put career technical education (CTE) in perspective:

    • Percent of U.S. high-school seniors prepared for college math and reading – 37%
    • Percent in a college prep program with rigorous CTE who are college ready- 80%
    • Average high-school graduation rate for students concentrating in CTE – 93%
    • Percent of dropouts who said that relevant, real-world learning would have kept them in high school – 81%
    • Number of U.S. high-school students currently in CTE classes – 11 million
    • Percent of manufacturers who report that talent shortages will affect their ability to meet customer demand – 80%
    • Number of manufacturing jobs currently open – 315,000
    • Number of trade, transportation, and utilities sector jobs currently open – 1,019,000
    • Number of job openings predicted by 2020 – 55 million
    • Percent of STEM jobs open to workers with less than a bachelorís degree – 50%
    • Percent of those jobs that will require some college or a 2-year associateís degree – 30%
    • Percent of people with less than an associate’s degree, including licenses and certificates, who earn more than the average bachelor’s degree recipient – 27%
    • Graduates with a technical or applied science associate’s degree out-earn their peers with a bachelor’s degree by $2,000-$11,000

Career Technical Education: Pathways Toward Postsecondary Success by Barbara Michelman in ASCD Policy Priorities, Spring 2017 (Vol. 23, #1, p. 1-7)