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CTE Agreements

Career and Technology Education 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.

Read more about all of the Montgomery County Public School programs of study here.
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.

Biosciences, Health Science, and Medicine    


Medical Careers

Business Management and Finance   

Academy of Finance


Business Administration

Construction and Development   

Principals of Architecture and CAD Technology



Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)



Education, Training, and Child Studies  

Early Child Development

Teacher Academy of Maryland

Engineering, Scientific Research, and Manufacturing Technologies 

Advanced Engineering Project Lead The Way (PLTW)

Environment, Agricultural, and Natural Resources

Certified Professional Horticulturist

Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism

Academy of Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality Management

Professional Restaurant Management

Information Technologies

Academy of Information Technology

Cisco Academy

Network Operations

Law, Government, Public Safety, and Administration

Justice, Law and Society

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics  

Automotive Body Repair and Painting

Automotive Service Assistant Program

Automotive Technology 


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Montgomery County, MD


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