Metropolitan Career-Technical Center is the largest career and technical center in the state of Arkansas. Known throughout the state simply as Metropolitan or “Metro”, the center is operated through the Little Rock School District by the Arkansas Department of Career Education.


The goal of Metropolitan Career-Technical Center is to serve the career and technical education needs for students within a twenty-five mile radius of Pulaski and Saline counties. Metropolitan is well supported by our local business community, with over thirty active Partners-In-Education.

Metro Currently Offers the following Programs of Study:

Advertising Design/Computer Animation
Audio Video Technology & Film
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Service Technology
Computer Engineering Technology
Cosmetology I
Cosmetology II
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement
Culinary Arts and Science
Graphic Communications & Printing Technology
Health Science Technology Education
Health Science Technology: First Responder Jr. Fire Cadet
Welding Technology