Career Education Options

Are you a high school student looking for a path to a career, certificate or associate degree? If so, dual credit Career and Technical Education (CTE) is just for you! Black Hawk College offers dual credit opportunities in partnership with local high schools and the Area Career Center providing pathways to academic and technical skills that lead to successful careers.

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Participating high schools and Area Career Center

Area Career Center
• Welding
• Health occupations (CNA)
• Medical Terminology
• Law Enforcement
• Engineering Technology

AlWood High School

Annawan High School
• Welding
• Introduction to Building Trades

Cambridge High School
• Welding
• Horticulture

Erie High School

Galva High School
• Introduction to Building Trades
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Automotive
• Welding

Geneseo High School
• Introduction to Building Trades
• Horticulture
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Welding

Kewanee High School
• Business
• Welding
• Horticulture
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Mercer County High School
• Welding
• Horticulture

Moline Senior High School
• Computer Technology
Tech IT Support Technician (pdf)
IT Network Administrator (pdf)
IT Secure Software Developer (pdf)

Orion High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture

Riverdale High School
• Agriculture

Rock Island High School
• Welding
• Medical Assisting (CNA)
• Medical Terminology
• Technical Math
• Precision Measurement

Rockridge High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture

Sherrard High School
• Horticulture

Stark County High School 
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Automotive
• Welding

United Township High School
• Welding
• Health Occupations (CNA)
• Medical Terminology
• Law Enforcement
• Engineering Technology

Wethersfield High School 
• Welding
• Business
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Students who are juniors or seniors and meet minimum placement test scores and/or course prerequisites are eligible for dual credit courses. To learn more, contact your high school counselor for details.