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Industry Recognized Certificates

Today’s graduates must be prepared for postsecondary education and to enter a highly competitive workforce. Sumner-Bonney Lake School District must prepare all students for career, college, and life. Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses provide students with rigorous content that connects education and industry standards while learning and applying 21st Century Skills. Industry Recognized Certificates (IRC) are one of the many ways Sumner-Bonney Lake CTE programs prepare students to graduate career, college, and life ready! These certificates indicate that students have demonstrated the knowledge and skills employers are looking for in their future employees. Through CTE programs students are able to prepare for life success beyond high school graduation. 

Cluster/Program Area

Course Offerings

Industry Recognized Certificates Available

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Agricultural Marketing and Communications I & II

Animal Anatomy and Physiology I & II

AP Environmental Science

Biology - Ag Focus

IB Environmental Systems & Societies SL

Plant Science & Greenhouse Management

Veterinary Science


Arts, A/V & Communication

Intro to Broadcasting

Broadcast Production I & II

Broadcast Associate

Computer Animation

Creative Design I & II

Digital Photography I & II

IB Film HL Production I & II

Journalistic Writing

Webmaster Associate


Adobe Certified Associate

Business, Marketing & Administration


Accounting 1 & 2

Entrepreneurship (Start your own business)

Financial Algebra

Intro to Business and Marketing (IBAM)

Microsoft Office Certification

Project Management

Retail Management (Student Store Operations)

Sports, Recreation & Entertainment Marketing

Microsoft Office Specialist

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Food Worker Card

Health Sciences


Addiction and the Brain – Biology 100

Biology - Health Science Focus

Medical Science I

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification in Healthcare

Hospitality & Tourism

Advanced Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Intro to Culinary Arts

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Food Worker Card

Human Services & Education


Career and Community Connections

Careers with Children

Child Care Practicum I, II & III

Child Development

Independent Living

Personal Choices

Teaching Academy

STARS Certification/Child Care Basics

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Food Worker Card

Information Technology

AP Computer Science A

AP Computer Science Principles

Intro to Programming (JAVA)

Intro to Programming through Game Design

Adobe Certified Associate

Skilled Trades & Technical Sciences

Aerospace Engineering (PLTW)

Coreplus Aero I

Computer Integrated Manufacturing (PLTW)

Intro to Engineering Design (PLTW)

Principles of Engineering (PLTW)

Autodesk Certified User

Core Plus Certification