The Engineering Academy exposes students to a wide variety of technical areas within the engineering technology career fields, including: structural engineering, robotic programming, pneumatics, computer control, measurement and quality assurance, computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing, applied electrical controls, CNC machine tools, AC/DC electrical systems, and materials engineering.
Using the AMATROL Integrated Technology concepts, the academy introduces students to an array of engineering concepts. Students also take part in project-based learning assignments that explore technologies including logical control, PLC systems, robotics and SolidWorks integrated systems.
Students work toward nationally recognized industry certification and may up to 18 college credits prior to graduation from high school.
Automotive Technology Academy
The Automotive Academy provides students with hands-on training in automotive services technology. Students learn to repair engines, service and repair air conditioning systems, complete wheel alignments, and more. After completing the program, students will be prepared to enter the workforce, seek advanced training, or continue their studies at the postsecondary level.
While studying in the Automotive Academy, students work toward Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification, earn college credits, complete internships and attend field trips that provide them with real-world perspective on the automotive services career field.
Mulberry High School’s Medical Academy is a multi-year program designed to prepare students to work in allied health career fields such as physical therapy, emergency medicine, laboratory assisting, respiratory medicine and occupational therapy.
Medical Academy students learn to perform basic medical tasks, such as taking vitals and assisting with sterile procedures. Students have opportunities to practice their skills at community events and through clinical experiences with local healthcare providers. For further preparation, students may participate in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), a student organization that conducts local, state and national competitions in more than 65 challenging events.
During their time in the academy, students may earn industry certifications, including Certified EKG Tech and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, which lead to immediate employment opportunities. The Medical Academy also offers students the ability to earn scholarships and complete college credit.
The Technobotics Academy is designed for students interested in any of these robotics tracks: engineering/information technology; robotics engineering technology; medical-surgical technology. In addition to completing exciting, challenging hands-on projects, Technobotics students may also earn SolidWorks certification, a credential that can lead to immediate employment opportunities after graduation.
Technobotics students may also earn college credit by dual enrolling with Polk State College. They also have the opportunity to earn scholarships to assist with postsecondary study.