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Credentials

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Agriculture, Food
and Natural Resources

Focuses on the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources.

  • Horticultural Science
  • Emergency and Natural Resources Technology

Architecture
and Construction

Focuses on designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.

  • Architectural Design
  • Carpentry
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Plumbing Technology

Arts, Audio-Video Technology,
and Communications

Focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content.

  • Audio/Video Production
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design and Illustration

Business Management
and Administration

Focuses on careers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

  • Business Management
  • Business Information Management

Education
and Training

Focuses on planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services.

  • Child Care and Development
  • Teacher Education and Training

Finance and
Accounting

Focuses on planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Government and
Public Administration

Focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels.

  • Public Management and Administration
  • Foreign Service and Diplomacy

Health, Biomedical and
Biotechnology Science

Focuses on the planning, managing, providing therapeutic, diagnostic, and support services, health informatics, and biotechnology research and development.

  • Biomedical Science (PLTW)
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Science: Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Health Science: General

Hospitality
and Tourism

Focuses on the management, marketing, and operations of food/beverage services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services.

  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality Services

Human
Services

Focuses on preparing individuals for employment related to families and human needs such as counseling/mental health, family, community, personal care, and consumer services.

  • Cosmetology
  • Barbering

Information
Technology

Focuses on IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.

  • Digital Media
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Network Administration
  • Computer Science (PLTW)
  • Computer Science (AP)

Law, Public Safety,
Corrections, and Security

Focuses on the planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security.

  • Law Enforcement

Manufacturing

Focuses on planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities.

  • Welding

Marketing

Focuses on planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

  • Marketing

Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math

Focuses on planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services.

  • Aerospace Engineering (PLTW)
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture (PLTW)
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (PLTW)
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering (PLTW)
  • Digital Electronics (PLTW)
  • Environmental Sustainability (PLTW)

Transportation
Logistics

Focuses on planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail, and water, and related professional support services.

  • Automotive Technology