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)
• Law Enforcement
• Engineering Technology

Community Education Center (Kewanee)
• CNA

Welding Skilled Trades Center
• Welding

AlWood High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture

Cambridge High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture

Erie High School
• Welding

Geneseo High School
• Horticulture
• Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Kewanee High School
• Computer Science
• Welding
• Horticulture
• Vet Tech

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)
• Welding
• Engineering Tech

Orion High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture
• Welding

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

Rockridge High School
• Agriculture
• Horticulture

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

Wethersfield High School 
• Business

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.