Earn College Credit while still in high school AND Prepare for a Career Tech Program at PCC!

CTE Transitions is part of PCC's Dual Enrollment opportunities at some of our local high schools and helps students gain academic knowledge and technical skills for the workforce. CTE Transition classes lead students to an associate degree or a certificate in a specific career field, and ultimately, to high wage, high skill employment or advanced post-secondary training.

With CTE Transitions, students can earn college credit while still in high school. Once a students starts at PCC, they can join our award winning First Year Experience (FYE) program and get ACCESS to the classes they need to complete their academic goals. 

Who benefits from CTE Transition oportunities?

  • Students enrolled in Career and Technical programs in High school
  • Students that would like to connect their academics to the real-world
  • Students that may desire to attend a university after attending community college
  • Students that would like to improve academically

Get Started

Ready to get started in CTE Transitions? Follow the steps below!

  1. Talk to your high school counselor and find out if your school/ROP has an articulation agreement with PCC.
  2. Consider your major/career interests and take a course in a career pathway of interest in high school with a "B" grade or better; along with any additional requirements stipulated by the articulation agreement.
  3. If you are in an articulated class at your high school, complete a PCC Application to get a Student ID Number to open a "New Student" CATEMA Account.

Questions? Email the Assist Dir, Educational Partnerships, Javier Carbajal-Ramos at jxcarbajal-ramos@pasadena.edu