• For information about campus offerings and course descriptions, refer to the CTE Program Guide.  

    Learn more from PfISD CTE program students on the PfISD CTE YouTube Channel

    Middle School

    Students have several CTE course options, including four high school credit courses* and one career exploration course.

    • Investigating Careers
    • Project Lead the Way Gateway (pre-engineering, two courses)*
    • Professional Communications* (not available at all campuses)
    • Fundamentals of Computer Science*

    High School

    Students select a program of study, in alignment with their career goals, as they develop their 6-year plan during the spring semester of 8th grade. PfISD offers 22 CTE programs of study and two P-TECH academies. Most programs include opportunities for college credit and industry certification (at no cost), and many provide work-based learning experiences which may include paid internship.

    • Accounting
    • Advanced Manufacturing IMPACT Academy (college credential available)
    • Animal Science (veterinary medicine specialization available)
    • Animation and Multimedia Arts (game design specialization available)
    • Applied Agricultural Engineering (welding specialization available)
    • Automotive Career Academy (college credential available)
    • Biomedical Science
    • Business Management
    • Computer and Information Technology Academy (P-TECH: Associate's degree available)
    • Construction Technology (carpentry, electrical, or plumbing specialization)
    • Culinary Arts
    • Digital Communications
    • Engineering
    • Family and Community Services
    • Financial Services
    • Fire & EMT Academy
    • Graphic Design
    • Health and Wellness
    • Healthcare Therapeutic (Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician specialization)
    • Marketing and Sales
    • Pfuture Teacher Academy (P-TECH: Associate's degree available)
    • Plant Science
    • Programming and Software Development (cybersecurity, networking, or programming language specialization)
    • Teaching and Training