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School of Aerospace and Aviation

Students prepare for vital careers in the Pacific Northwest working with large and small airlines and airports as pilots and aviation maintenance mechanics. Aviation students study at CPTC's South Hill Campus next to Pierce County Airport.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Design

In our cutting-edge technical programs, students prepare for careers in a range of high-tech industries, including engineering; graphic, digital and interior design; computer programming, network security and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Automotive and Trades

These top-notch programs prepare students for automotive industry skilled trade careers. Some career options for our graduates include automotive mechanic, auto body repair technician, heating and air conditioning technician, electrician, construction worker and welder.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Advanced Manufacturing

Students prepare for careers working in a variety of advanced manufacturing industries, including working with automated robotic manufacturing, fabricating composite materials, testing materials for destructive flaws, and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Nursing

Our nursing program offers numerous options to prepare students for careers in the nursing industry. Graduates can begin careers as a licensed practical nurse or certified nursing assistant, and pre-nursing courses can prepare students to transfer to four-year programs.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Health and Human Development

Our health sciences and human services programs prepare students for careers in the healthcare, early childhood and human services industries, leading to careers in a wide range of healthcare fields.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Business and Personal Services

Business and Personal Services students prepare for careers in the private sector and personal services industry. Graduates enjoy careers in accounting, retail and restaurant management, culinary and pastry arts, cosmetology, esthetics and massage, and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

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Click below to browse a list of all of our programs in alphabetical order.  VIEW PROGRAMS


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Our South Hill Campus — located just south of Puyallup — is home to our aviation programs, which make use of the runway next door at Thun Field.

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Northwest Career & Technical High School allows students to earn a high-school diploma while earning a certificate or degree in a technical field. We combine a rigorous educational program with career guidance and high-quality career and technical education.

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We enhance student learning and success through a comprehensive array of programs and experiences that focus on a holistic approach toward personal, intellectual and global understanding.

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CPTC Foundation ensures the opportunity for the education of tomorrow’s workforce.

Your investment gives students the power to grow. Please join our generous donors, alumni and business leaders by making a donation today.

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Workforce Development is dedicated to the creation, implementation, and facilitation of quality short-term educational programs, funding opportunities, and student-centered supports by being responsive to business/industry and community needs.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bookstore is open Monday through Thursday 10am to 2pm. Bookstore orders can be placed online at Orders are typically mailed within 24-48 hrs of receipt and usually received to you in 1-3 days once processed. Email questions to