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LOCATIONS: Frederick Douglass High School

PROGRAM INFO: Career & Technical Education




Transportation is available to students who reside within the Frederick Douglass High School International BaccaIaureate (IB)/P-TECH Boundary. Students outside of this boundary may attend P-TECH; however, transportation will not be provided. 

Visit School Finder to confirm if your address is within the Frederick Douglass High School International BaccaIaureate (IB)/P-TECH Boundary


Through the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) students can complete both a 4-year high school diploma and a 2-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree at no cost while gaining relevant work experience in a growing field. Upon graduation, P-TECH creates a seamless program for students to acquire the academic skills to complete a 4-year degree, and technical and workplace skills and knowledge that employers need.

Program Features

  • High-demand industry pathways: Health Information Management (HIM) OR Hospitality Services Management (HSM)
  • Guaranteed mentoring and internships
  • Earn your AAS for FREE!

Choose this program if your child...

Health Information Management (HIM)

  • Has a strong interest and ability in math and science 
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills
  • Has data analysis skills
  • Is accountable
  • Practices discretion and maintains confidentiality
  • Exhibits process and detail-oriented skills
  • Is a critical thinker

Hospitality Services Management (HSM)

  • Has a strong interest and ability in math, communication, and business
  • Is flexible and adaptable
  • Demonstrates a strong degree of professionalism
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Has the ability to multitask
  • Can deliver customer service skills
  • Is a critical thinker


Who can apply

Rising 9th-grade students must apply online during the PGCPS specialty program application season.

When to apply

During the Specialty Program Application Window.

Apply to the P-TECH Program