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Career and Technology Education Programs of Study (CTE)

CTE agreements allow students to earn credit at Montgomery College by enrolling in Programs of Study at Montgomery County Public High Schools.

Programs of Study include: Automotive Technology, Business, Construction & Development, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, IT and more.

To earn credit at Montgomery College, MCPS students must:

  1. Earn a B or better in each of the high school courses associated with the program of study.
  2. Submit an application for admission to MC.
  3. Print and fill out the appropriate Articulation Credit Award Form (listed below).
  4. Return the completed Articulation Credit Award Form and, if required, the test certification forms to your high school registrar for verification.
  5. Ask the registrar to attach a copy of the your official transcript to the Articulation Credit Award Form and mail to: Montgomery College, Transcript Evaluator, Office of Admissions and Records, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD, 20850.

Notes

 - If a student does not meet the requirements outlined in the CTE agreement, they will not receive credit at MC.

 - Four-year schools determine transferablility of CTE credit.  Although MC accepts the credits, they will not automatically transfer to other schools.

To see how the the Programs of Study correlate to majors and certificates at MC, view this chart.

CTE Programs of Study

CTE is a national program developed to equip students with the skills they will need to compete in today's technological world. Beginning in high school, CTE students enroll in selected, career-focused programs that provide some college credit when the attend Montgomery College. This allows students to get a head start on the college education. 

To see where which high schools offer particular CTE programs, view the 2013-2014 Locations of all CTE Programs.
For information about how these programs of study may meet graduation requirements see the High School Course Bulletin.

The Maryland High School Programs of Study publication provides an overview of all programs available throughout the state.

MCPS has several articulation agreements with Montgomery College(MC). These agreements allow students to earn college credit for certain high school courses associated with career programs of study. The articulation agreements between MCPS and MC are listed below.

The CTE agreements are listed below:

The Credit Award Form column links to the paperwork students are required to fill out to earn credit at MC.  

The Career Coach column links to a Montgomery College website showing the job outlook for careers associated with each CTE program.  

The MC Major and Certificate column links to the degree plan at Montgomery College for the major/certificate associated with the CTE agreement.

Credit Award FormCareer CoachMC Major and Certificate
Academy of FinanceJob InformationA.A.S. in Accounting
A.A. in Business
Accounting Certificate

National Academy of Information Technology: 
Computer Programming Option

Job InformationA.A. in Computer Gaming and Simulation
Internet Games and Simulation Certificate
Web Programming Certificate 

National Academy of Information Technology:
Information Resource Design Option 

Job InformationA.A. in Computer Gaming and Simulation
A.A. in Computer Programming Certificate

A.A. in Computer Science

A.A. in Information Systems

Web Design Certificate
Web Development Certificate
Web Programming Certificate

National Academy of Information Technology:
Networking/Hardware Option

 
Job Information A.A.S. in Network and Wireless Technologies
Network Engineer Certificate
Accounting Job Information
A.A.S. in Accounting
A.A. in Business
Accounting Certificate
Business Administration and Management Job InformationA.A.S. in Computer Applications
Database Systems Certificate
Information Technology Certificate
Construction and Development:
Principles of Architecture and CAD Technology 
Job InformationA.A.S. in Architectural & Construction Technology
Construction and Development: Carpentry
Job InformationA.A.S. in Building Trades Technology
Construction and Development: ElectricityJob InformationA.A.S. in Building Trades Technology
Residential Remodeling and Repair Certificate
Electrical Wiring Certificate
Electrical Wiring Letter of Recognition
Construction and Development: HVACJob Information
A.A.S. in Building Trades Technology
HVAC Certificate
Construction and Development: MasonryJob Information
A.A.S. in Building Trades Technology
Residential Remodeling and Repair Certificate
Construction and Development: PlumbingJob Information
A.A.S. in Building Trades Technology
Residential Remodeling and Repair Certificate
Early Childhood Education Job InformationA.A.S. in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education Certificate
A.A.T. in Early Childhood Education/
Early Childhood Special Education
Engineering, Project Lead the WayJob InformationA.S. in Engineering 
HorticultureJob InformationA.A.S. in Landscape Technology
Landscape Technology Certificate
Justice, Law and Society Job Information
A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies
Network OperationsJob InformationA.A.S. in Network and Wireless Technologies

Professional Restaurant ManagementJob InformationA.A.S. in Hospitality Management 

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