College and Career Planning
- Career & Technology Program
- Career Connections
- College Information
- Scholarship & Financial Aid Information
- Grade Level Resources
or Program Information and Applications to the Carroll County Career & Technology Center, please click here, or visit the Counseling Center.
Applications are due by December 1, of a student’s 10th grade year. Apply using the CCTC online application by clicking here.
Each program at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) is approved by the Division of College & Career Readiness of the Maryland State Department of Education. Curriculum standards, competency profiles, and testing are a part of these approved programs that are based on industry standards. Evaluation criteria of these standards may include safety, proficiency, accuracy, efficiency, documentation, and professionalism. Opportunities beyond earning high school credit are available for all programs at CCCTC. The criteria for qualifying for these opportunities are regulated by the certifying agency or postsecondary institution. Additional information related to these opportunities is listed in the program of studies found on the CCPS website and is available by contacting the CCCTC school counseling department at 410 751-3669.
Additional information and applications for programs not located at CCCTC are listed below. Please contact your School Counselor if you are interested.
Academy of Finance (apply using the CCCTC application)
Teaching Academy of Maryland (apply using the CCCTC application)
Emergency Services Training: Volunteer Cadet Program (please see your School Counselor for an application)
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Need help deciding on a career?
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|Military Career Options|
Maryland College411 Guide - This guide will help you find the courses and the college you want, offer some information on scholarships and other forms of financial aid, direct you to military programs that offer tuition assistance or scholarships, and help you find a private career school that will give you the job skills you need.
Today’s Military - This site strives to paint an accurate picture of life in today’s Military; including interviews with active-duty service members from every branch of service and interactive tools to explore the range of military career opportunities. This site is not intended as a recruiting tool for any branch of the U.S. Military. Rather, it was developed as a comprehensive resource for young adults, parents and educators curious about military service.
The Service Academies:
- U.S. Naval Academy
- U.S. Air Force Academy
- U.S. Military Academy at West Point
- U.S. Coast Guard Academy
- U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Information on Registering for the Selective Service
- Federal Student Aid Information from US Department of Education
- Financial Aid Information from the Maryland Higher Education Commission
- Steps to Federal Student Aid
- What Info Do I Need When Completing the FAFSA
- Apply for Financial Aid with CSS Profile
- Myths About Financial Aid
- Student Loans - Avoiding Deceptive Offers
- Don't Get Scammed on the Way to College
- Funding Education Beyond High School; The Guide to Federal Student Aid
- Cash For College