Welcome to the high school where Your Future Starts Here

At Catoosa County College & Career Academy, we place academics and career preparation side-by-side. With numerous pathways, students are enabled to follow a pathway that leads to college or directly to a career. Our Business & Industry Partners offer opportunities for hands-on experience,

so that students are ready to enter the workforce upon graduation. Our Partners also guarantee interviews for students who successfully complete technical and professional skills training. The Academy is truly from here to career. Watch our students share why they love CCA. 

Our Pathways

Criminal Justice &
Emergency Management

These Pathways are designed for students who want to serve the community and who are interested in careers in the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, corrections, and the court system.

Nursing & Therapeutic

Healthcare is the largest and fastest-growing industry in the United States. In this Pathway, students prepare for a career that promotes health, wellness, diagnosing illnesses, and treating injuries or diseases.

Architecture &

These industries are among the largest in the country. Students in this Pathway learn to design, plan, manage, and build structures to help people enjoy where they live, work, and play.


The Welding Pathway teaches students to fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use of welders, cutters, shapers, and measuring tools.

Machine Tool

The Machine Tool Technology Pathway is a study of the process of using machine tools to manufacture useful products and parts. Students begin on computers with engineering drafting and move into the lab to produce their designs. The machinist career can lead into Mechanical Engineering.

Logistics & Supply
Chain Management

With 80% of the nation’s freight traveling through Chattanooga, demand is high for these careers. Students in this Pathway learn about careers and businesses involved in the planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and products by road, air, rail, and water.

Information Technology
& Cybersecurity

The IT Pathway leads to careers available in every sector of the economy. Students learn to design, develop, and manage hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.

Industrial Technology/

Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of science that integrates mechanical, electrical, and software engineering. Careers in this field include advanced manufacturing, automation, robotics, and aerospace.

Teaching as
a Profession

Teachers are retiring in record numbers, making this an ideal career to pursue. This Pathway prepares students to study, apply, and practice the use of current technologies and learning strategies to create effective learning environments.

Professional Skills

Also known as "soft skills," every student in a career pathway participates in Professional Skills Development weekly. Students develop emotional intelligence skills to manage their own emotions and to connect with others on a deeper level to build stronger relationships, resolve conflicts, and communicate effectively.

With Dual Enrollment, students can earn up to 30 hours of college credit while still in high school – with free tuition, fees, and books. In addition, most pathways are dual enrollment with Dalton State College or GNTC.

Click Here for: Catoosa County Schools Dual Enrollment Guide

Questions? Contact Shaneka Hunt, CCA Career Counselor, [email protected] or Contact your School Counselor.
We invite students, parents, and potential business partners to explore the entire website to see if Catoosa County College & Career Academy is right for you. Fill out your Pre-Registration Form:
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