Guide to Career Technical Pathways
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What is CTE Credit-by-Exam?
CTE credit-by-exam is college credit awarded to a student through successful completion of a high school or continuing education career technical education course or program and college exam. Students must demonstrate competency of specific learning outcomes based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the college course.
Funded by Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act.
What are the benefits of getting CTE credit-by-exam?
  • Save on college fees
  • Gain early college and career preparation
  • Earn early college credit in your career pathway
  • Apply the credit towards Associate Degrees and/or Certificates at City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges