Students working on a project in Mechanical Engineering

Career & Technical Education Pathways

Why You Should Enter a Career & Technical Pathway

Students who are interested in one of several Career and Technical Education areas can start earning college credits at SPCC while in high school. Our certificate and diploma options in the following career clusters are designed to build into an Associate in Applied Science degree at SPCC. Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton as well as online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school.

What We Offer in CTE

We offer many certificate options in the following career clusters:

  • Architecture and Construction
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Get Started on Your Path

Contact your high school guidance counselor or SPCC career coach to get started. For more information about our our opportunities for current NC high school students, contact the following:

Secondary Education Partnerships

What's My Path?