CTE programs combine high academic standards with career exploration and technical training for high school students. CTE can provide a strong foundation for college and has been shown to lead to higher earnings. CTE is also:
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Differences between State-Approved and Local Programs
Massachusetts State-Approved CTE programs (also known as Chapter 74 Programs) provide comprehensive training designed to qualify you for entry level employment in a competitive field. State-Approved programs are available in the following career fields:
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All State-Approved CTE programs represent in-demand and growing industries. While individual earnings may vary, the following resources offer a glimpse into the earning potential of different career fields.
Last Updated: January 20, 2023
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