Career Programs of Study Resource Center

The Programs of Study Resource Center is designed for school counselors, academy coordinators, teachers, parents, and students. Comprehensive information is provided regarding the eleven career clusters and their corresponding Programs of Study and associated articulation agreements.

Read more about all of the Montgomery County Public School programs of study here.
For information about how these programs of study may meet graduation requirements see the High School Course Bulletin.

The Maryland High School Programs of Study publication provides an overview of all programs available throughout the state.

Articulation Agreements  

MCPS has several articulation agreements with Montgomery College(MC). These agreements allow students to earn college credit for certain high school courses associated with career programs of study. Additional information can be found here.

Information for incoming 8th grade students will be available in the fall of their 9th grade year.

Contact Information

Dianna Riley 
Phone: 240-453-2490

For more information about career programs of study (pdf) 

 Information for students entering Grade 9 in the 2014-2015 school year. 

2014-2015 Locations of CTE Programs Adobe PDF icon square  

Arts, Humanities, Media, and Communications
Radio, Television, Multimedia and Web, Multimedia GamePrintEd  
 

Biosciences, Health Science, and Medicine
Academy of Health Professions and Biosciences, Biomedical SciencesBiotechnologyMedical Careers 
 

Business Management and Finance
Academy of Finance, AccountingBusiness Administration, Marketing
  

College/Career Research and Development
CCRD 
 

Construction and Development
Principals of Architecture and CAD TechnologyCarpentry, Electricity, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Masonry, Plumbing  
 

Education, Training, and Child Studies
Early Child Development  
 

Engineering, Scientific Research, and Manufacturing Technologies           
Advanced Engineering Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
   

Environment, Agricultural, and Natural Resources
Certified Professional Horticulturist 
 

Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism 
Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, CosmetologyHospitality Management, Professional Restaurant Management  
 

Information Technologies 
Academy of Information TechnologyCisco Academy, Network Operations, Computer Science
  

Law, Government, Public Safety, and Administration  
Justice, Law and Society  
 

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics  
Automotive Collision Repair/Dealership Training, Automotive Technology/Foundations of Automotive Technology, Automotive Technology/Dealership Training 
 

 

Information for students entering Grade 9 in the 2013-2014 school year.

 2013-2014 Locations of CTE Programs Adobe PDF icon square

Arts, Humanities, Media, and Communications
Radio, Television, Multimedia and Web, Multimedia GamePrintEd  

Biosciences, Health Science, and Medicine
Academy of Health Professions and Biosciences, Biomedical SciencesBiotechnologyMedical Careers 

Business Management and Finance
Academy of Finance, AccountingBusiness Administration, Marketing
 

College/Career Research and Development
CCRD 

Construction and Development
Principals of Architecture and CAD TechnologyCarpentry, Electricity, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Masonry, Plumbing  

Education, Training, and Child Studies
Early Child Development  

Engineering, Scientific Research, and Manufacturing Technologies           
Advanced Engineering Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
  

Environment, Agricultural, and Natural Resources
Certified Professional Horticulturist 

Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism 
Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, CosmetologyHospitality Management, Professional Restaurant Management  

Information Technologies 
Academy of Information TechnologyCisco Academy, Network Operations  

Law, Government, Public Safety, and Administration  
Justice, Law and Society  

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics  
Automotive Collision Repair/Dealership Training, Automotive Technology/Foundations of Automotive Technology, Automotive Technology/Dealership Training 

Information for students entering Grade 9 in the 2012-2013 school year.
 2012-2013 Locations of CTE Programs Adobe PDF icon square

Arts, Humanities, Media, and Communications   
 Radio, Television, Multimedia and Web, Multimedia GamePrintEd  

 Biosciences, Health Science, and Medicine           
Academy of Health Professions and Biosciences, Biomedical SciencesBiotechnologyMedical Careers
 

Business Management and Finance           
Academy of Finance, AccountingBusiness Administration, Marketing
 

College/Career Research and Development   
CCRD 

Construction and Development   
Principals of Architecture and CAD TechnologyCarpentry, Electricity, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Masonry, Plumbing  

Education, Training, and Child Studies  
Early Child Development, Teacher Academy of Maryland  

Engineering, Scientific Research, and Manufacturing Technologies           
Advanced Engineering Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
  

Environment, Agricultural, and Natural Resources
Certified Professional Horticulturist  

Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism 
 Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, CosmetologyHospitality Management, Manicuring, Professional Restaurant Management  

Information Technologies 
Academy of Information TechnologyCisco Academy, Network Operations  

Law, Government, Public Safety, and Administration  
Justice, Law and Society  

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics  
Automotive Body Repair and Painting, Automotive Service Assistant Program, Automotive Technology  

Information for students entering Grade 9 in the 2011-2012 school year.

 Locations of Programs Adobe PDF icon square 

Arts, Humanities, Media, and Communications Adobe PDF icon square  
 Radio, Television, Multimedia and Web, Multimedia GamePrintEd   

Biosciences, Health Science, and Medicine Adobe PDF icon square          
Academy of Health Professions and Biosciences, Biomedical SciencesBiotechnologyMedical Careers
  

Business Management and Finance Adobe PDF icon square          
Academy of Finance, AccountingBusiness Administration, Marketing
  

College/Career Research and Development Adobe PDF icon square  
CCRD  

Construction and Development Adobe PDF icon square  
Principals of Architecture and CAD TechnologyCarpentry, Electricity, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Masonry, Plumbing  

Education, Training, and Child StudiesAdobe PDF icon square  
Early Child Development, Teacher Academy of Maryland  

Engineering, Scientific Research, and Manufacturing TechnologiesAdobe PDF icon square           
Advanced Engineering Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
  

Environment, Agricultural, and Natural ResourcesAdobe PDF icon square
Certified Professional Horticulturist  

Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and TourismAdobe PDF icon square 
 Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, CosmetologyHospitality Management, Manicuring, Professional Restaurant Management  

Information Technologies Adobe PDF icon square
Academy of Information TechnologyCisco Academy, Network Operations  

Law, Government, Public Safety, and AdministrationAdobe PDF icon square  
Justice, Law and Society  

Transportation, Distribution, and LogisticsAdobe PDF icon square  
Automotive Body Repair and Painting, Automotive Service Assistant Program, Automotive Technology