Career and Technology Education is"Value-Added" education. Many CTE Occupational programs help students obtain industry-recognized credentials and articulated or transcripted credits. Students have the opportunity for work-based learning experiences, learning on the job in addition to learning in the classroom.  

 
Program
State/National Affiliation
Industry or Assessment Option
Value Added
Specific Test
Academy of Health Professions
Maryland Board of Nursing
National Healthcare Association
Certification
Articulated Credits
Transcripted Credits
Dual Enrollment
CNA, GNA, CCMA, CPhT,
Accounting
Carroll Community College
Transcripted Credits
Accounting, Carroll Community College
Administrative Services
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Articulated Credits
MOS Certification
Specialist Word or Excel
Agricultural Sciences (CASE)-Animal
Curriculum for Agricultural Sciences Education, UMD-Institute of Applied Agriculture 
Transcripted Credits
Portfolio Review
Agricultural Sciences (CASE)-Plant
Curriculum for Agricultural Sciences Education, UMD-Institute of Applied Agriculture 
Transcripted Credits
Portfolio Review
Auto Service Technology
ASE Student Certification – Developed by ASE (Auto Service Excellence) in partnership with Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and Skills USA
Articulated Credits
ASE Certification
Brakes
Electrical/Electronic Systems
Engine Performance
Suspension/Steering
Biomedical Sciences
Project Lead The Way
Stevenson University
Transcripted Credits
End of course testing
Building Maintenance
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
National Registry (NCCER)
NCCT Academic Core v2
Business Management
College Board - CLEP
Articulated Credits
CLEP: Principles of Management
CLEP – Principles of Management
Carpentry
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Articulated Credits
National Registry (NCCER)
ABC Apprenticeship
 
NCCT Academic Core v2
NCCT Academic Carpentry Level I v2
Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Systems
CompTia
Articulated Credits
Cisco Certification
CompTia A+ Certification
CCENT, CCNA, CompTia A+
Collision Repair Technology
ASE Student Certification – Developed by ASE (Auto Service Excellence) in partnership with Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and Skills USA
Articulated Credits
ASE Certification
Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Painting and Refinishing
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Computer Technology
College Board – Advanced Placement
Articulated Credits; AP Credit
Dual Enrollment
AP – Computer Science A
Cosmetology
Maryland Board of Cosmetology
Maryland Certification
Maryland State Board of Cosmetology Exam
Culinary Arts
American Culinary Federation (ACF)
Articulated Credits
ACF Certification
Culinary Arts, Cook Level 2
Retail Commercial Baking
Drafting
 
Articulated Credits
 
Early Childhood Education
MSDE Office of Child Care
Educational Testing Service
Articulated Credits
Praxis I
Praxis I

Program
State/National Affiliation
Industry or Assessment Option
Value Added
Specific Test
Education – Middle & High School
Teacher Academy of Maryland
Educational Testing Service
Transcripted Credits
Praxis I
Praxis I
Electrical Construction
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Articulated Credits
National Registry (NCCER)
ABC Apprenticeship
NCCT Academic Core v2
NCCT Academic Electrical Level 1 v2
Engineering
Project Lead The Way-
Rochester Institute of Technology
Transcripted Credits
End of course tests
Financial Services/Academy of Finance
National Academy Foundation
Carroll Community College
Transcripted Credits
Accounting, Carroll Community College
Food Services and Hospitality Management
ProStart, National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF)
Articulated Credits
ProStart Certification
ServSafe Certification
ProStart Year I
ProStart Year II
ServSafe
Heavy Equipment and Truck Technology
ASE Student Certification – Developed by ASE (Auto Service Excellence) in partnership with Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and Skills USA
Articulated Credits
ASE Certification
Diesel Engines
Electrical/Electronic Systems
 
Homeland Security  and Emergency Preparedness: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
 
Articulated Credits
 
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness: Geographical Information Systems
GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
S.T.A.R.S. Certification
Articulated Credits
S.T.A.R.S. Entry-Level Technician Exam
HVAC
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Articulated Credits
National Registry (NCCER)
ABC Apprenticeship
NCCT Academic Core v2
NCCT Academic HVAC
Manufacturing and Machine Technologies
National Institute of Metal Working Skills (NIMS)
Articulated Credits
NIMS Certification
Measurement, Materials, and Safety, Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout; other tests optional for qualified students
Marketing
College Board - CLEP
Articulated Credits
CLEP: Principles of Marketing
Principles of Marketing
Masonry
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Articulated Credits
National Registry (NCCER)
ABC Apprenticeship
Graphic Communications
Digital File Preparation/Digital File Output
Print Production
Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) – PrintED
Articulated Credits
PrintEd Certification
Graphic Communications
Digital File Preparation/Digital File Output
Textiles and Fashion Careers
 
Articulated Credits
 
Video Production
 
Articulated Credits
 
Welding Technology
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
American Welding Society (AWS)
Articulated Credits
National Registry (NCCER)
AWS Certification
NCCT Academic Core v2
NCCT Academic Welding
Wildlife Natural Resource Management
 
Articulated Credits