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NYHS Students deploying oysters by David Kidd

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Freshman are introduced to the various CTE programs via Harbor Class. As sophomores, all students enroll in one of eight career and technical education (CTE) programs of study, leading to industry certification in marine science or technology and includes a continuum of work-based learning experiences that extend student learning from the school classroom into a real-world, work-related context.

Harbor Class

Harbor Class students
Marine Policy and Advocacy CTE logo

Marine Affairs


Aquaculture CTE logo

Marine Systems


Marine Systems Technology CTE logo
Marine Biology and Research CTE logo

Marine Biology Research



Ocean Engineering CTE logo
Professional Diving CTE logo

Professional Diving

Vessel Operations CTE logo

Vessel Operations

Welding & Fabrication

Welding & Fabrication CTE logo

All eight NYHS CTE's are NYSED-Approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Students who complete their CTE program and pass the 3-part assessment associated with their program will be eligible to receive the technical endorsement on their diploma.

More information can be found here.

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