Orange County Schools offers several Career and Technical Education Career Pathways, which are obtained by taking courses at the high schools or through Virtual Public Schools. Below you will see Career Pathways listed by CTE Program Area.
- Agriculture Local Course Option
- Animal Science**
- Plant Systems**
- Power, Structural, & Technical Systems**
BUSINESS, FINANCE, & MARKETING
- Financial Planning
- Marketing Management**
- Travel & Tourism**
- Sports & Entertainment Marketing
COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
- AP Computer Science**
- Adobe Academy
- Computer Engineering
- Python Programming**
- SAS Computer Programming
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES
TRADE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & INDUSTRIAL
- Construction Technology
- Firefighter Technology
- Law & Justice**
- PLTW Engineering
- Public Safety**
** Approved Career & College Promise CTE Pathway for Orange County Schools - courses available at Durham Technical Community College and/or Alamance Community College. To learn more about College & Career Promise click HERE and/or the High School to Community College Articulation Agreement then click HERE.
All North Carolina Career Pathways (by Program Area) can be viewed on the NC Career & Technical Education Course Management System.
What is a Career Pathway Concentrator?
A student who has successfully completed a Concentrator Course in an approved Career Pathway.
What is a Career Pathway Concentrator Course?
A second or third level course in the Career Pathway that builds upon technical skills acquired in a prerequisite course.
The Orange County School System offers a wide range of Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs including Agriculture; Business, Finance, & Marketing; Career Development; Computer Science & Information Technology; Family Consumer Sciences; Health Sciences; and Trade, Technology, Engineering, & Industrial Education. All middle schools offer exploratory CTE courses. Orange County CTE programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its activities and programs, including employment policies and practices.
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