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Career and College Promise

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Career Technical Education Pathway

The Career and College Promise Career Technical Education Pathway leads to a certificate or diploma aligned with a high school Career Cluster.


  1. Must be a high school junior or senior
  2. Must have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the recommendation of the high school principal (or designee)
  3. Must meet the prerequisites for the career pathway

College Career Technical Education courses may be used to provide partial or full fulfillment of a four-unit career cluster.

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must

  1. Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and
  2. Maintain a 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses

Career and Technical Certificate and Diploma

(***Options Vary by county)

Chatham County CTE Certificate and Diploma Options:
Automotive Systems Technology
Criminal Justice Technology
Early Childhood Education
Industrial Systems Technology/Welding
Social Media and Marketing
Harnett County CTE Certificate and Diploma Options:
Broadcasting Production Technology
Computer-Integrated Machining
Criminal Justice Technology
Early Childhood Education
Nursing Assistant
Social Media and Marketing
Lee County CTE Certificate and Diploma Options:
Automotive Restoration Technology
Broadcasting Production Technology
Criminal Justice Technology
Early Childhood Education
Social Media and Marketing

Student Application Procedures

Service Area High School Students:
Interested students need to work with their high school guidance counselors to enroll in Career and College Promise
The high school will document eligibility criteria (high school GPA and PLAN or other assessment scores) on the student's transcript.
Students must complete a college application to be admitted into a Career and College Promise pathway.
Homeschool Students:
If you are a home schooled student and are interested in taking college classes while still in high school, you must meet the same Career and College Promise requirements as a public or private school student. Please note that to be an official transcript from a home school, the home school must be able to provide its home school certification card from the Department of Non-Public Instruction, provide standardized test scores for each year of high school, show courses with grades, and show semester and cumulative grade point averages verified by the administrator's signature.

For More Information:


  • Virginia Brown
  • Career and College Promise Coordinator
  • (919) 718-7370
  • vbrown@cccc.edu
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