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Crossland S.T.A.T. (Science, Technology, and Advanced Trades) - A CTE Center


SQ-student-using-bandsaw.jpgCrossland S.T.A.T., offers students starting in 9th grade, an opportunity to forge career pathways while still in high school. CTE pairs academic knowledge with technical skills to prepare students for in-demand, high-skilled, and high-wage jobs. CTE programs of study provide the opportunity for students to earn industry-recognized certificates and/or licenses, acquire college credit, participate in pre-apprenticeship experiences, and gain work experience. Some CTE graduates choose to enter the workforce immediately after graduation, and some choose to go to a two-year or four-year college, while others go into the military or begin an apprenticeship. Whatever their chosen pathway, students have options immediately after graduation or years later. The CTE Center at Crossland High School, has programs of study that are offered to students residing in the Crossland High School boundary area.

Requirements to Enroll and Complete Program: Be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Did You Know?

  • 1/3 of CTE Students can earn college credit and/or industry certification through CTE1
  • CTE Graduates earn significantly more than those who majored in academic fields2
  • 6 in 10 Students plan to pursue a career related to the CTE area they explored in high school.3
  • CTE Graduates with technical or applied science associates degrees out-earn bachelor’s degree holders by $11,000.4


All 9th-grade students whose boundary school is Crossland High School will automatically be enrolled in the Science, Technology, and Advanced Trades (STAT) Program. Students should complete the online application to indicate their preferred program of study each spring.


  • The application window for the upcoming school year has closed, applications are no longer being accepted.

Programs of Study

  • Business - Accounting
  • Business - Admin Services
  • Business - Business Management
  • Business - Finance (National Academy of Finance, NAF)
  • Construction - Carpentry
  • Construction - Electrical
  • Construction - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Construction - Masonry
  • Construction - Plumbing
  • Consumer Services and Hospitality - Barbering
  • Consumer Services and Hospitality - Cosmetology
  • Consumer Services and Hospitality - Culinary Arts
  • Health Professions - Biomedical Science (PLTW)
  • Health Professions - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • InTECS
  • Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology - Engineering (PLTW)
  • Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM)
  • Transportation - Automotive Technician
Note: Program offerings are subject to change based on several factors, including industry trends, student interests, and others.

1 Source: My College Options®/ACTE research study (2016). National sample includes 40,192 high school CTE students., 2 Jacobson and Mokher, Florida Study of Career and Technical Education, 2014, as cited in the 2014 National Assessment of CTE Final Report, 3 NRCCUA® and ACTE 2016, 4 Schneider 2013, College Measures