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Consider getting a jump start on college by knocking out a general education credit or exploring a course in your desired field.

You’ll take classes for free and get your feet wet on what college courses are like. Remember though, your grade is part of your college transcript, so choose wisely and apply yourself!

Earn College Credit at CAT-North

Did you know many of CAT-North's career technology education (CTE) programs are aligned with AACC credit courses and provide opportunities for students to earn college credit while in high school? Check with the counselor at your high school or contact Carrie Ruffo-Miller at CAT-North, 410-969-3100, to find out more about AACC proficiency credit opportunities.

Participating CTE Programs at CAT-N

Career Technology Program AACC Credit Coursework
Academy of Health Professions MDA-113 Medical Terminology 3 credits
Carpentry ACH-121 Construction Technology 1 3 credits
Integrated Design/CAD ACH-111 Graphic Communication 1: Composition & Delineation 3 credits
ENT-241 Computer-Aided Drafting 3 credits
Environmental Resource Management BIO-107 Environmental Science 4 credits
IT Networking Academy (Cisco) CTS-130 Networking 1 4 credits
CTS-131 Networking 2 4 credits
CTS-230 Networking 3 4 credits
CTS-231 Networking 4 4 credits

IT Networking Academy students have the potential to earn up to 15 credits that can be applied to a credit certificate in cyber technology!

More Opportunities at CAT-North

You can earn articulated college credit by completing one of the following CTE programs at CAT-North. 

  • Baking and Pastry (ACF) - statewide agreement
  • Culinary Arts (ACF) - statewide agreement

For information contact your high school counselor or Judy Wilson, program coordinator, Office of Instructional Pathways and Partnerships - Secondary at


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