Below you will find the 10 Maryland industry areas called Career Clusters with information on the specific programs offered by various Maryland school systems. Many of our CTE programs offer college credit and/or industry-recognized certifications. Each program link will provide a detailed look into the program, offerings in your school system, and careers that the program will prepare you for as a student. The page provides videos of Maryland students currently pursuing the program, program-related opportunities available in your school system, salary information, and job requirements for jobs aligned to the CTE program.
Students interested in this cluster will train for careers in Cloud, Collaboration, Cybersecurity, Telecommunications, Operating Systems, Database, Network and Systems Administration. Maryland programs include Oracle Database Academy, Oracle Java Programming, Cisco Networking Academy, Computer Science: Project Lead the Way, and Mobile and Software Application Development.
Students interested in this cluster can prepare for healthcare certifications for Certified Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, and Physical Rehabiliation in the Academy of Health Professionals (AHP) program. Students can also prepare for careers in the Biomedical Sciences by pursuing Maryland's Project Lead the Way (PTLW) program.