Career Technical Education

Explore Career Pathways

Welcome to Career Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs offer both academic and career-oriented courses. These programs help prepare our students for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, in-demand careers. Many also provide students with the chance to gain hands-on experience through work-based learning opportunities, or prepare them to transfer to four-year institutions.

Cabrillo College offers cutting-edge CTE programs within 13 of the 15 industry sectors defined by the California Department of Education. You can explore a each of the sectors and the programs Cabrillo offers below.

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Gerlinde Brady
Dean
Leslie De Rose
CTE Coordinator
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Career Pathways

You can also explore Career Pathways using Cabrillo’s Career Coach, a user-friendly and interactive tool that allows current and prospective students to browse Cabrillo programs and majors by Career and Academic Pathway (CAP), explore careers related to their majors, find jobs, create resumes, explore salaries and take career assessments to guide them toward more thoughtful career exploration.

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Horticulture (HORT)

Agricultural Technology (AGTECH)

Biotechnology (BIO)

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Arts, Media, & Entertainment

Digital Media (DM)

Music (MUS)

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Building Trades & Construction

Construction Energy Management (CEM)

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Education, Children, & Family

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Human Services (HSERV)

Community Health Worker (HS)

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Energy & Utilities

Construction Energy Management (CEM)

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Engineering & Design

Engineering Technology (ETECH)

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Finance & Business

Accounting (ACCT)

Business (BUS)

Computer Application / Business Technology (CABT)

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Health Science & Medical

Allied Health (ALH)

Nursing (N)

Medical Assisting (MA)

Dental Hygiene (DH)

Radiologic Technology (RT)

Community Health Worker (HS)

Biotechnology (BIO)

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Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management (CAHM)

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Information & Communication Technology

Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Computer Applications / Business Technologies (CABT)

Agricultural Technology (HORT)

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Manufacturing & Product

Welding Technology (W)

Digital Media (DM)

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Marketing , Sales, & Services

Business (BUS)

Journalism (JOURN)

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Public Services

Public Safety (PS)

Criminal Justice (CJ)

Fire Technology (FS)

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Welding Technology

Welding (W)

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