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Cumberland County Career Pathways/College Tech Prep partnership enables high school students to earn college credits and gain work-based learning experiences.  An articulation agreement between Cumberland County Schools and Fayetteville Technical Community College ensures a seamless transition from high school to postsecondary education without duplicating or repeating efforts.  This puts students on a career pathway for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations.

Did you know?

  • More than 65% of the high school population should be engaged in Career Pathways/College Tech Prep?

o    65% of the jobs in today’s global economy are for SKILLED workers with a 2-year Associate degree or other technical training.

o    For the last 100 years, only 20% of workers have been employed in jobs requiring a 4-year or higher degree.

  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) has an Open Door Admissions Policy for students with a high school diploma.

o   Applicants must complete the online FTCC application and submit an official high school transcript.

o    Applicants must meet the ACCUPLACER placement test scores required for their intended major/course of study.

o    Please note: The application deadline for all Health Programs is January 30.

  •  Qualified high school students can take college courses with FTCC while still in high school.

o    For more information, go to the  High School Connections Website.

 

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Published by Storie Smith on October 28, 2016
        
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