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Career-Technical Pathways - General Information

The Career and College Promise Career-Technical (CTE) pathways are designed to give motivated high school students a jump start, developing career focused skills by completing a certificate or diploma while still enrolled in high school.

A-B Tech currently offers 25 CTE pathways created to help you get a head start on a great career. Click on the links below to find out more about programs where you can earn college credits toward a job credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career:


Some pathways required benchmark testing for program and specific course completion. Get started on your career pathway today by filling out an application for admission for the Career and College promise program and select your pathway or pathways of choice! You can participate in up to two Career Technical tracks at one time or you may enroll in a CTE pathway and a Transfer pathway.

2018-2019 Admissions Requirements

  • Be a high school Junior or Senior
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

2019-2020 Admissions Requirements

  • Be a high school Junior or Senior
  • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher

* Most CTE pathways do not require test score placement like the Transfer pathway, however, some do. Please contact us by email at or by phone at 828-398-7900 if you have questions about Career and Technical Educational Pathway or whether testing is a requirement for your pathway. 


For a complete list of requirements to participate in Career and College Promise CTE Pathways, please visit the CCP CTE Admissions Website.

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