International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme

  • North Kansas City School District is pleased to offer the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP). The IBCP is an addition to the district’s established International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). The IBCP is designed to merge academic and career-related courses and to prepare students for work in the 21st century. It offers an academic qualification designed to support schools and colleges that offer career-related courses to their students. North Kansas City is currently offering career studies in engineering, biomedical science (Project Lead The Way), computer science (Project Lead The Way), culinary arts (ProStart), journalism, and teaching.

    The IBCP provides students the basis for effective collaboration in the workplace, additional training in a career-related field, as well as improved mobility and flexibility in one’s employment. It encourages access to an IB education, skills development, self-reflection, and self-esteem through meaningful academic and career achievements.

    Those interested in learning more about the IB Career-related Certificate, should contact Chad Lower, Ph.D., IBCP Coordinator at, (816) 321-5586. or by reading the International Baccalaureate Diploma guide

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