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Pioneering Futures with PTECH

PTECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) is a transformative educational approach that seamlessly blends high school, college, and industry experiences. Students have the opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree, all while gaining invaluable industry exposure and work-based learning. 

The benefits? 

Accelerated learning, reduced college costs, and a head start in thriving careers in fields like IT, healthcare, and advanced manufacturing. Dive into PTECH at Ferris and open doors to a world of opportunities and a future primed for success. 


We inspire globally-minded learners who think critically, create, collaborate, and communite.

VisionWe create future-ready opportunities for ALL.

PTECH Pathways


Course Sequence

  • Credits towards an Associates in Applied Science in Building Construction Technology
  • Pursuing multiple industry certifications through NCCER

NCCER Website 

Education & Training

Course Sequence

  • Pursuing an Associates in Arts in Teaching
  • Pursuing a Texas Teacher's Aide Certification 


Course Sequence

  • Pursuring a Cybersecurity Level 1 Certificate of Completion
  • Credits can be applied toward a Cybersecurity Level 2 Certificate of Completion
  • Credits can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science of Cybersecurity 

Associate of Science

Course Sequence 

PTECH Application

Embark on Your Tech Journey:

Ready to dive into the world of technology at Ferris? Begin by completing our Tech Application, designed to be user-friendly and efficient. Simply follow the link provided below to initiate the process. Your future in tech starts with just one click! 


PTECH Brochure

First page of the PDF file: PTECH-CTEBrochure
First page of the PDF file: Espanol-PTECH-CTEBrochure


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