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High School Alternatives

Career and College Promise (CCP)

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Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment opportunities for eligible NC high school students to earn college credits that may be applied toward the completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees.

The three pathways available to high school students are Career and Technical Education, College Transfer, and Cooperative Innovative High Schools.

Learn more about the Career and College Promise Program.


Middle College High School (MCHS)

MCHS at Durham Technical Community College is a Durham Public Schools high school for juniors and seniors. Located on Durham  Tech.'s campus, MCHS consists of students from three school districts: Durham Public Schools, Orange County Schools, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Students apply for admission to MCHS (see How to Apply), and once accepted, take both community college courses and honors level high school courses.

All Durham Tech. classes and the use of required textbooks are free to MCHS students.

More information can be found at http://mchs.dpsnc.net/


City of Medicine Academy

The City of Medicine Academy is designed for highly motivated Durham high school students who are ready to undertake serious academic work and career-related internships. We provide a four-year health career curriculum for students interested in pursuing health care careers  It is expected that these students will be able to enter college with advanced credits and earn industry standard certification.

More information can be found at http://cma.dpsnc.net/


Other High School Alternatives

Durham Tech also offers Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education, which includes Gateway to College Adult High School Diploma (GtCAHSD) and General Educational Development (GED) diploma.

More information can be found in the College and Career Readiness section