Career & Technical Programs

CTE programs are in High Growth, High Pay, and in Demand Careers.
 
Explore/Choose "a" Industry Sector/CTE Program

ArtsEngineeringHealthHospitalityITMarketingPublic-ServiceFinanceTransportationEducation

CTE stands for Career Technical Education. These are specialized programs that are designed to get you job-ready!

 

 You Can EARN The Following:

Industry
Credentials
Skill Award
(15-17 units)
Certificate
(18-36 units)
Associate's Degree
(60 units >)
Associate's Degrees for Transfer (ADT)

Industry credentials demonstrate proficiency in a subject area; provides a tangible link between educational proficiency and careers.


The purpose of these awards is to recognize achievement in a particular area of study.


These certificate programs provide opportunities for students to prepare themselves for a wide variety of careers.

All Associate degrees are designed to provide students with the necessary skills to compete successfully in related job markets.


These degrees are designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree.


 FACTS about CTE:

· 53% of JOBS IN THE US requiring more than high school but less than a 4-year degree
· 1.7 million jobs for those with career CERTIFICATES in California
· 60% of HARDEST-TO-FILL positions are Technical Careers
· 50% of STEM* jobs do not require a Bachelor’s degree
*Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics