Career & Technical Education

The mission of the Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is to “provide a quality early-college education to a diverse student population emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with the opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree in a safe, supportive, dual-campus environment.” UCAS has an unconventional educational opportunity for high school students who are greatly motivated. We are committed to preparing students with 21st Century skills by providing high quality educational opportunities through a curriculum that emphasizes problem-solving skills needed for employment in a STEM field and essential for interpersonal relationships. UCAS works closely with Utah Valley University (UVU) allowing students who have the interests, ability, and desire to move through their formal schooling at an accelerated rate. Teachers are skilled in research-proven techniques for curriculum development and delivery. 

Two STEM pathways emphasized by UCAS are: 

  1. Medical Science and Health Technology partnered with UVU’s School of Science and Health.
  2. Computer Sciences and Engineering Technology partnered with UVU’s School of Computer Sciences and Engineering.
Partnered with the Utah Valley University