Metropolitan Business Academy integrates business concepts and skills into all areas of its college preparatory education. Through an interdisciplinary approach, Metropolitan prepares students for further study in a wide range of business enterprises so students can compete in a 21st century global economy.
Students at Metropolitan Business Academy choose a course of study in one of four academic pathways. Academy of Allied Health and Science, Academy of Digital Arts and Technology, Academy of Finance, or the Academy of Law and Political Science.
Metropolitan Academic Pathways
- The Academy of Allied Health and Science prepares students to pursue further education toward a career in the medical sciences through rigorous specialized curriculum and community based partnerships.
- The Academy of Digital Arts and Technology provides students with opportunities to explore science through technology with a focus on innovation using animation, web design, movie making, and ecommerce.
- The Academy of Finance connects students with the world of financial services, offering a curriculum that covers banking and credit, financial planning, international finance, securities, insurance, accounting, and economics.
- The Academy of Law and Political Science prepares students to pursue further education toward a career in law, political activism, journalism, criminal justice, community action, and public service.
These pathways are supported by the Center for 21st Century Skills and the National Academy Foundation. Students who choose an academy and complete its prescribed curriculum will graduate with a certificate in that specialized academic concentration in addition to a high school diploma.
Through the study of these academic areas students will receive an education with opportunities for deep exploration into many aspects of these career pathways steeped in academic rigor. Students who complete the prescribed curriculum will graduate with a certificate in that academic concentration in addition to a High School Diploma. Students who decide on a combination study of academic pathways will receive a liberal studies certificate in addition to a High School Diploma.
Metropolitan is committed to offering students opportunities to apply its core values of innovation, integrity, and involvement through project based learning using state of the art technology, school leadership positions, internships, and community service.