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Career Dual Enrollment 
Earn your high school diploma, complete a technical program, obtain an industry credential or license, and earn college credit all while in high school!

As a Career Dual Enrolled (CDE) student, you will share your day between McFatter Technical College and your home high school. This means you will be able to complete a State of Florida approved technical program while you are completing high school graduation requirements at your home high school.

Career Dual Enrollment (CDE) opportunities are open to all Broward County full time high school students, age 16 years or older and having earned at least 11 credits. Transportation may be available to and from your home high school to McFatter Technical College. Prospective students should see their home high school counselor to discuss Career Dual Enrollment (CDE) options.

If McFatter Technical College’s Career Dual Enrollment program is right for you, please review the Admission Brochure and submit the CDE Application to your home high school counselor, so you can get started today! Click here to download the required documents!

If you want every opportunity to be successful and graduate with more than just a high school diploma, apply today and be workforce and college ready before you graduate high school!

Admissions Requirements:

Eligible Applicants:

  • 16 years or older
  • Junior or Senior
  • Minimum of 11 Credits
  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA·       

Application Process:

Complete the online application and submit it to the applicants home high school counselor. The applicants home high school counselor will forward the completed application to the Career Dual Enrollment counselor at McFatter Technical College. Upon receipt of the completed application, McFatter Technical College’s Career Dual Enrollment counselor will send the applicant written communication of receipt of the completed application and details on the next steps, which includes scheduling the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

Applicants will be required to complete the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE), which assess the applicants skills in reading, math, and language. TABE scores are used as a tool to determine academic readiness for the State approved technical programs. Applicants will need a valid photo identification for testing. Prepare for the TABE with a free preparation booklet.  


Broward County Public Schools provides transportation to and from McFatter Technical College from the following schools only: Nova High School, South Plantation High School, Western High School, and Whiddon Rogers Education Center. Applicants from other schools will be responsible for providing their own transportation.

For additional information on the Career Dual Enrollment program at McFatter Technical College, please contact Rachel Victor at (754) 321- 5753 or rachel.victor@browardschools.com.


2017/2018 Programs Available for McFatter for Dual Enrollment

Technical Program Schedule Delivery Format

Additional Admissions Requirements
Accounting Operations Part Time  Traditional
Administrative Office Specialist Part Time  Traditional
Automotive Collision Technology Technician Part Time Traditional
Automotive Service Technology Part Time

Full Time



Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts/Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality Part Time

Full Time



Digital Photography Technology Part Time Traditional
Digital Printing Technology Part Time  Traditional
Drafting Part Time

Full Time



Game/Simulation/Animation Programming Part Time Distance
Legal Administrative Specialist Part Time  Traditional
Medical Administrative Specialist Part Time  Traditional
Optometric Assisting Part Time  Traditional Physical examination and immunization record
Principles of Teaching Part Time  Traditional
Television Production Part Time  Traditional
Welding Technology Part Time Traditional


Delivery Format

Traditional – 100% classroom-based

Hybrid – Less than 50% of required instructional hours available via distance learning.

Distance – 50% or more of instructional hours available via distance learning