College Tech Prep takes the best things about college-prep classes and technical-education classes and combines them into a seamless program that begins in the junior year of high school and continues through an associate or bachelor¹s degree at Youngstown State University.
High school juniors and seniors take specialized technical classes at central sites, such as Mahoning County Career & Technical Center. Most College Tech Prep courses are half-day. Students take their college-prep academic courses at their home schools or at MCCTC. College Tech Prep stresses mathematics, science, communications and technologies.
The College Tech Prep program is sequenced to help students make a smooth transition from high school to college. A national initiative launched in 1991, College Tech Prep is a partnership between high schools, Youngstown State University, local business and industry, labor and a community that supports the need for a technically trained workforce.
In College Tech Prep, there are summer paid internships at local companies for graduating seniors. There are also some college scholarships available to College Tech Prep students.
College Tech Prep has general admission requirements. Contact the MCCTC Guidance Department for details.
College Tech Prep Courses offered are:
- Engineering Tech Prep
- Health Tech Prep
- Information Technology Networking Tech Prep
- Information Technology Support & Services Tech Prep
- Interactive Multimedia Tech Prep
- Construction Technology