The paper presents the results of studying specific features in career choices of cadet class pupils. Career choice is a pivotal decision in individual’s life, as it largely determines their life and professional trajectory, social status, professional as well as life satisfaction. The problem of studying psychological and educational features of cadet training has become a subject of quite a few studies. In the study, a consideration is given to features of education and training in that type of educational institutions. The data obtained attests a higher level of psychological readiness to choosing a profession on behalf of the cadet class pupils in comparison with those of a comprehensive education class. A feature of cadets’ professional choice is its strong connection with the profile of their education According to research data, educational environment in cadet classes is more facilitating to formation of socially mature and career-oriented personality. Undoubtedly, this feature of cadet pupils is reflected in their career choice, as it was revealed in with this research.