• Discover Your Path To Success

    Discover Your Path

    There are nearly 40 Career-Technical Education programs available for students to explore their passions and interests. Students can get real-world experience today that lead to a successful career. 

    Career-Technical Education (CTE) programs are just the start to help students create their own path to success. Many students graduate and have an advantage when attending higher education programs at colleges and universities, and when gaining even more education and experience through internships and certifications.

    CTE programs give you the chance to experience what you are interested in during the school day. Try out what you are interested in, and you can still make it to home, work or hanging out with your friends after school.

Career Fields Available Now

    • Arts and Communication
    • Business and Administrative Services
    • Construction Technologies
    • Education and Training
    • Engineering and Science Technologies
    • Information Technology*
    • Health Science*
    • Hospitality and Tourism (including Culinary Arts)
    • Human Services (including Cosmetology)
    • Law and Public Safety
    • Manufacturing Technologies
    • Visual Arts
    • ...and more!

    *Part of the New Skills Ready Network initiative with CSCC and OSU

Myths vs. Facts about CTE

  • Chances are what you know about Career-Technical programs needs an update! With nearly 40 career pathway programs, Career-Technical Education is changing to prepare students for the jobs of the future. 

    FAQs about Career Tech5 Reasons Why CTE Moves You In the Right Direction

On The Road To Your Future

Our Career-Technical Centers

  • Career-Technical Programs are for students who are interested in getting a job immediately following high school graduation or for students who plan to attend college and seek employment after receiving their degree. 

    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 classes beginning in their junior year should see their Career and Community Resource Coordinator (CCRC) or Guidance Counselor at their home high school.

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

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