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Career and Technology Education (CTE)

Get a jump start on a future profession!

You can graduate with the skills and certifications you need to jump into a workstudy program in your field, start a paid apprenticeship, or stand out in college or job applications. With CTE, you’ll get hands-on experience in state-of-the-art labs, use professional equipment, learn from industry professionals, and have access to internships.

Below are the CTE pathways we have, including the individual schools that offer each pathway. This listing may change though, so to get the most up to date information, visit the Schools page where you can search and filter by pathway type. Follow these directions:

  1. Go to the Schools page
  2. On the left-hand side, select "CTE Pathways"
  3. Either type to search for a certain pathway or select one to see the programs offered within the pathway
  4. The list of schools on the right will automatically update to show you which schools offer the program you selected

Arts, Media, and Communications

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Graphic design, web design, interactive media production, game development, and music production

Schools:
  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts
  • Baltimore Design School
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Digital Harbor High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Frederick Douglass High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • Patterson High School

Business, Management, and Finance

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Finance, accounting, marketing, and business management

Schools:
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Forest Park High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • National Academy Foundation
  • Patterson High School
  • Reginald F. Lewis High School

Construction and Development

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Carpentry, electrical work, masonry, plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)

Schools:
  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts
  • Baltimore Design School
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Green Street Academy
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • Patterson High School
  • The REACH! Partnership School

Consumer Services, Hospitality, and Tourism

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Cooking, baking, fashion design, lodging management, hotel management, and cosmetology

Schools:
  • Baltimore Design School
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Claremont School*
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Forest Park High School
  • George W.F. McMechen High School*
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • National Academy Foundation
  • Patterson High School 

*Students are placed in this school by referral. Call 410.396.8600 for more information.

Environmental, Agriculture, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, food safety, sustainability and bio-technology

Schools:
  • Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove
  • Green Street Academy
  • Reginald F. Lewis High School

Health and Biosciences

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Dentistry, nursing, surgery technician, sports medicine, pharmaceuticals, and lab work

Schools:
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Green Street Academy
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • Patterson High School
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • The REACH! Partnership School
  • Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy
  • Western High School

Human Resource Services

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Homeland security, law, EMT/firefighting, childcare/early childhood education, and teaching

Schools:
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Digital Harbor High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Forest Park High School
  • Frederick Douglass High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • National Academy Foundation
  • Patterson High School
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Reginald F. Lewis High School
  • Renaissance Academy
  • Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy
  • Western High School

Information Technology

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Networking, IT support, web development, cybersecurity, computer science, and Cisco

Schools:
  • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts
  • Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy West
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Digital Harbor High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Forest Park High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • National Academy Foundation
  • New Era Academy
  • Patterson High School
  • Western High School

Manufacturing, Engineering, and Technology

Explore:

Product manufacturing, and civil engineering

Schools:
  • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
  • Carver Vocational-Technical High School
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • National Academy Foundation
  • Patterson High School
  • Western High School

Transportation Technologies

Explore:

Auto mechanics, collision repair, and seagoing

Schools:
  • Edmondson-Westside High School
  • Forest Park High School
  • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
  • New Era Academy

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