Public Services

Set the Bar High
Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in public services could be what you’re looking for. Dive into courses designed with input from criminal justice and community experts!

Which pathway is offered?

Legal Practices—In this pathway, students gain a strong foundation in different types of law and legal practice and acquire essential skills for all levels of the legal profession. They participate in real-world experiences, focusing on communication, teamwork, and ethics in the legal field.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Lawyer
  • Legal secretary
  • Legal assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Compliance specialist
  • Title examiner
  • Conflict of interest manager
  • Contract administrator

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which potential pathway certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Certiport Communication Skills for Business
  • Microsoft Office Certifications***
  • CPR and Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • First Aid Certification 

***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.