Whether you're interested in a career in health, information technology, construction, media artsperforming arts, visual arts, public safety, education, culinary arts, engineering, & advanced manufacturing, business or cosmetology, Columbus City Schools offers dozens of Career-Technical Programs to meet your needs.

Career-Technical Education

  • The Columbus City Schools have two state-of-the-art Career-Technical Centers:

    Career-Technical Programs are for students who are interested in getting a job immediately following graduation or for students who plan to attend college, either following high school graduation or later in life. 

    Information about the programs offered at each of these schools can be found on their individual pages to the left. These centers serve juniors and seniors. Sophomore students interested in applying for class beginning in their junior year should see their Career and Community Resource Coordinator or Guidance Counselor at their current high school.

    Adult & Community Education
    2323 Lexington Ave, Columbus, OH 43211 • (614) 365-6000

    For more than 60 years, the Columbus City Schools Department of Adult & Community Education has been committed to providing programs for lifelong learning. Adult Workforce Education courses can be taken in health occupations, skilled trades, and computer applications. You can prepare to earn your high school equivalency by attending free classes, and foreign born adults can learn to read, write, and speak English in our English for Speakers of Other Languages program.

    Classes are conveniently located at different sites throughout Franklin County. We encourage you to read through this website to see how we may help you reach your personal and career goals. Go to our page on this website to obtain additional information about our programs.

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