About Us



Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies (Northland CAPS) provides high school students in the Northland with a professional, innovative and entrepreneurial education through full immersion in high demand/high skill careers.

Northland CAPS students solve real world problems, using business standard software, equipment and are mentored by real employers. Students gain experience working with real businesses, assisting and learning through meaningful projects. Early career professional skills like project management, creativity, business ethics, teamwork and time management are instructed, role modeled and measured.

Learning at Northland CAPS is real-time, real-world and hands-on. Emphasis is placed on developing professional skills, such as communication and collaboration, which employers deem highly important to individual success.

Northland CAPS is open to students from the school districts of: Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County and Smithville.