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Andrew Niksich


MHS Business & Information Technologyglobe

The MHS Business & Information Technology Department is on the cutting edge of Career and Technical Education, preparing our students for post-secondary careers and education. In the next two years and in conjunction with the Indiana State Department of Education, our courses will concentrate on state-of-the-art, pathway concentrated opportunities for our high school students to achieve advanced honors diplomas, Dual College Credit, Professional Career internships, Work Keys Certifications, and course-related Industry Certifications. Additionally, we offer our students Career Planning and AP Courses to reach beyond the Core 40 diploma to obtain Academic and/or Technical Honors diplomas. 


BMIT:  Business & Information Technology (nonvocational).  Traditional classes providing basic Business knowledge and skills.


CTE PATHWAYS:  (Career & Technical Education) classes are non-traditional classes with hands-on learning real-life applications and expectations utilizing PBL (Project Based Learning).  All CTE courses are taught by certified staff. The goal of CTE education is to work cooperatively with the business community and provide essential business experiences, education, and training that will allow the student to have a greater chance of success in any career in this changing global society.  From acquiring skills and knowledge in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Ethics, emerging Technologies and work-based instruction to utilizing tools in a competitive global environment, analyzing dynamic, changing environments and formulating responsive, rational and proactive approaches to decision making, CTE Courses contribute to the Technical Honors diploma.


INTERNSHIPS:  Two CTE Internships are available at MHS, the ICE & PCI.  These work-based experiences provide opportunities for students to gain skills and knowledge through on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.  See the MHS Internship web site for additional information.


DUAL CREDIT:  In a joint venture with Ivy Tech, MHS offers college-level classes that are both rigorous and emulate the college course experience.  Upon successful completion, students are awarded FREE college credits and transcripts that may be transferred to the college of their choice.  The MHS Dual Credit Business Instructors have a master's degree and have been certified by Ivy Tech to teach these courses.