The Career and Technical Education Department at Rose Bud High School offers students the opportunity to learn technical knowledge, workplace skills, and real-world experience in 11 programs of study and 7 different career cluster programs. By taking the introduction course and then additional courses, students have the chance to become a completer of a program of study.  Students who successfully complete the courses will be recognized at graduation with a special cord to be worn at graduation and a seal attached to their high school diploma.

Students can complete certain classes and demonstrate knowledge of skills and content.

  • Agricultural Education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources systems. 
  • Family and Consumer Science courses prepares students to make informed choices regarding consumer education, food and nutrition, relationships, housing, and textiles. 
  • Business and Marketing Technology courses prepares students for careers in areas such as business and computer technology, E-commerce and E-marketing, network administration, Web services, telecommunications, entrepreneurship, and buying and merchandising.
  • Skilled and Technical Sciences programs that prepare students for rewarding careers in high-skill, high-demand, high-wage occupations in the following career clusters: Construction Technology (Quitman);  Health Science (Quitman/ASU- Searcy); Manufacturing- Welding (ASU-Heber Springs); and Automotive Service Technology (ASU-Searcy)