4-Year and 2-Year Industry/Technical Certification

Our school system supports programs at 24 High Schools and 7 Middle Schools. In addition, 5 high schools offer Technical Academy programs of study.

4-year career academies incorporate a 4-year program of study where students “major” in a specific industry field of study (similar to a college major) that prepares students to be both college and career ready. Students that graduate with rigorous academic courses in addition to the industry focused courses to successfully enter a college/university in the state of Maryland.

2-year career and technology education provides students with a real world application of technical skills. Students can earn technical certifications and/or college credit. Certifications and the associated career academy are: