GUSD College & Career Division

Career & Technical Education

College & Career Division

The College & Career Division provides students and the school community information regarding colleges, universities, trade schools, financial aid, and career exploration resources.


Stay up to date with our College & University Representative visits that are scheduled on our College & Career Division Calendar, & check out the upcoming internship & externship opportunities available to our students!

GUSD Career & Technical Education programs are industry-aligned

and enable all students to explore their college and career goals.

By completing CTE pathways, students gain the knowledge, skills, experience,

and attitude to succeed in their chosen post-secondary career and college path.

By gaining academic preparation and technical skills, students yield the

qualities needed to compete in the global marketplace.

CTE is dedicated to creating a district-wide culture where students are able

to explore, select, and complete specific career pathways, and earn industry

certifications to have a competitive advantage in their post-secondary journey.

CTE | Career & Technical Education Pathways

Visit the College & Career Division Events Calendar for college & career-related workshops, college representative visits, webinars, and more!

Ms. Nakayama's CTE Sports Medicine students from Crescenta Valley High School participated and applied the skills they learned at athletic games!

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On October 7, 2022, 8 GUSD students were selected for the Healthcare Professions Internship with the Glendale Memorial Hospital! On October 24, 2022, they had their orientation at the Glendale Memorial Hospital Auditorium. We wish them the best of luck and we are very excited for them to have this hands-on experience in the medical field!

Glendale Unified School District College Fair 2022

This past Saturday on October 15th, 2022, GUSD held its annual College Fair at Glendale High School with attendance from over 60 participating colleges & universities from around the nation and the United Kingdom! Numerous workshops were offered for students and families including Financial Aid 101, the CSU Application Process, & College Application Tips, and more.

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Thank you to our District Counselor Ms. Ashley Park, GUSD Counselors, Student Volunteers, GUSD Staff, and our College & Career Division team for all your efforts in organizing this memorable event for our students, families, and community members.


#excellingtogether #collegeandcareerdivision #collegecareerready #gusdcollegefair2022

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Online College & Career Academy

The Glendale Unified Online College and Career Academy is an innovative virtual school where students can earn free college credits towards their Associates Degree in Business at the same time as completing high school.

  • Weekly live teacher-directed breakout sessions
  • Academic coaches to support students’ academic progress & High school and college counselor support
  • Tutoring & Lab access
  • Social Emotional Learning (virtual and in-person) with Peer activities (virtual and in-person)


Please visit www.gusd.net/onlineacademy for additional information regarding enrollment and coursework.

Hoover High School Early College Academy

Glendale Community College has partnered with Herbert Hoover High School in the Early College Academy (ECA). ECA is an innovative way for high school students to earn both a high school diploma and complete two-years of college in the time it takes to go to high school—saving the student both time and money.

Participate in an informational session to find out more!

Glendale High School Cloud Computing & Computer Science Academy

The Cloud Computing & Computer Science Academy at Glendale High School is designed to prepare students for computer science related fields. Students will take college credit courses based on the Amazon Web Services curriculum framework in cloud computing and computer science career pathways courses as part of the high school schedule that leads to industry certifications and a cloud computing certificate.

Find out additional information by visiting the GCC Cloud Computing website!

Glendale Community College Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is an early college enrollment opportunity allowing you to take college classes at your high school!


What are the benefits of Dual Enrollment?

1. Take a College Class at your High School!

2. Free Enrollment Fees

3. Free Student Services and Health Fees

4. Textbooks are provided

5. Earn College Credit and High School Credit


For course listings and registration information, please visit the Dual Enrollment website.

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