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I am a High School Student

Did you know you can take Lakeshore coursework while in high school? Learn more about dual credit options and what may be available at your local high school.

I need my GED/High School Diploma

Did you know Lakeshore offers the Certificate of General Education Development (GED) and the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing services? We even have classes available to help you prepare for the exams. Learn more about obtaining a GED or HSED.

I have my High School Diploma

If you already have your High School Diploma you are ready to apply for a pathway at Lakeshore, start your application now.

I have prior College Education and/or Work Experience

With Lakeshore's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities you can save time and money toward your degree by earning credit for your prior learning experiences. Whether you've taken dual-credit courses in high school, at another college, or have on-the-job experience that's relevant to your Lakeshore program, you may be eligible for college credit. Learn more about Lakeshore's Credit for Prior Learning.

Reach your goals & earn meaningful credentials along the way.

Dairy Herd Management Technical Diploma

Median Income: $27,172.00*

Animal Breeders

Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Attend to live farm, ranch, open range or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, rabbits, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, milking, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep and collect eggs in hatcheries.

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

Learn more about this 28-credit Technical Diploma

Disclosure:

*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)


Only 32 more credits

Dairy Business Management Associate Degree

Median Income: $32,125.00*

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

Farmer, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.

Learn more about this 60-credit Associate Degree

Disclosure:

*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)

Interested in starting another pathway? Learn more

Interested in earning a Bachelor’s Degree? Learn more

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

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Transferology

An easy way to explore your transfer options within the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System

Career Pathways

Begin at any point in the pathway

STEP

Build on your education

STEP

Expand on your goals

STEP

I am a High School Student

Did you know you can take Lakeshore coursework while in high school? Learn more about dual credit options and what may be available at your local high school.

I need my GED/High School Diploma

Did you know Lakeshore offers the Certificate of General Education Development (GED) and the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing services? We even have classes available to help you prepare for the exams. Learn more about obtaining a GED or HSED.

I have my High School Diploma

If you already have your High School Diploma you are ready to apply for a pathway at Lakeshore, start your application now.

I have prior College Education and/or Work Experience

With Lakeshore's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities you can save time and money toward your degree by earning credit for your prior learning experiences. Whether you've taken dual-credit courses in high school, at another college, or have on-the-job experience that's relevant to your Lakeshore program, you may be eligible for college credit. Learn more about Lakeshore's Credit for Prior Learning.

Reach your goals & earn meaningful credentials along the way.

Business Management Associate Degree

Median Income: $64,851.00*

Administrative Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, and other office support services. Medical records administrators are included in “Medical and Health Services Managers.”

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Business Operations.

Buyers and Purchasing Agents

Buy products and services for organizations.

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

Learn more about this 60-credit Associate Degree

Disclosure:

*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)

Interested in starting another pathway? Learn more

Interested in earning a Bachelor’s Degree? Learn more

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.