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Career and Technical Education

What is CTE?

Career and technical education.

Coming to Bourgade Catholic for the 2023-2024 school year, CTE programs with a Catholic world view:
  • Business Management
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Sports Medicine
  • Graphic Design

Bourgade Catholic High School is committed to academic excellence and creating pathways of success that fit student interests both on and off our campus. Bourgade Catholic offers students the opportunity to learn valuable career skills on our campus, while still in high school! In addition to our on-campus CTE programs, Bourgade Catholic established a partnership with Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) for additional off-campus programing.

Discover and develop your God-given potential at Bourgade Catholic!
Bourgade Catholic High School is blessed to have an exclusive partnership with Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC).  West-MEC is a career and technical education district with 4 campuses spread throughout the west valley. West-MEC is dedicated to providing innovative career and technical education programs that prepare students to enter the workforce AND pursue continuing education.

With nearly 30 program offerings, Bourgade juniors and seniors can apply to West-MEC to enroll in a one-year or two-year program of most interest. Students enrolled at West-MEC spend part of their day at Bourgade taking core curriculum and electives, and part of their day at their West-MEC campus enjoying hands-learning for their program, including:
  • Aesthetics
  • Air Conditioning Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Avionics/Drone Electronics
  • Biomedical Science
  • Collision Repair & Refinishing
  • Coding
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assisting
  • Drone Technology
  • Electrical Trade Specialty
  • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)
  • Energy & Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Fire Science
  • General Construction Technology
  • Hairstyling
  • IT Security
  • Law & Public Safety
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medium/Heavy Diesel Technology
  • Nursing Services
  • Pharmacy Science
  • Physical Therapy
  • Powersports Technology
  • Precision Machining
  • Veterinary Science
  • Welding Technology