Career and Technology Education Department


Career Technical Education (CTE) provides students of all ages with the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and training necessary to succeed in future careers and to become lifelong learners. In total, about 12.5 million high school and college students are enrolled in CTE across the nationCareer and technical education programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content. CTE content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in current or emerging professions.  Please see our course catalog below. 

Certifications Offered through our CTE programs:

Animal Science:
  • Veterinary Medical Application Certification
Plant Science:
  • Texas State Association Knowledge Exam
  • Texas State Association Level 1 Hands On Certification
  • Texas State Association Level 2 Certification
Applied Agricultural Engineering:
  • AWS D1.1, 2F, 3F (Structural Steel) Certification
  • D9.1, 2F 3F, or 2G (Sheet Metal) Certification
  • NCCER Core Curriculum
Digital Communications:
  • Adobe Certified Associate Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Certified Associate Certification
  • Adobe Photoshop
Business Management:
  • Administrative Assisting
Health Science:
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Certified Patient Care Technician
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician 
Culinary Arts-
  • ServeSafe Manager
  • Meat Selection & Cookery
CTE Student Organizations:
FCCLAFCCLA- Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
HOSAHOSA- Health Occupations Students of America