Career and Technology Education (CTE) Programs of Study
CTE articulation agreements allow students to earn college credit at Montgomery College (MC) by enrolling in, and successfully
completing, identified courses
associated with select programs of study offered by at Montgomery
County Public Schools (MCPS). For
a complete list of agreements MC has with MCPS, please see list at the bottom
of this webpage.
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:
- Earn a B or better in each of the high
school courses associated with the program of study.
- Submit an application for admission to MC.
- Print and fill out the appropriate Articulation Credit Award Form (listed below).
- Return the
completed Articulation Credit Award Form and, if required, the test
certification forms to your high school registrar for verification.
- 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,
- If a student does not meet the requirements outlined in the CTE agreement, they will not receive credit at MC.
- Each four-year postsecondary institution
determines transferability of CTE articulated
credit. Although MC awards the credits, these credits will not
automatically transfer to other schools postsecondary institutions.
- Once articulated
credit is processed by MC, students will be notified through MC
To see how the the Programs of Study correlate to majors and certificates at MC, view this chart.
MCPS has several articulation agreements with (MC). These agreements allow MCPS students to earn college credit for certain high school courses associated with identified programs of study. The articulation agreements between MCPS and MC are listed in the chart below. The heading descriptors are as follows:
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.
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 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.
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