What is a program of study?

Programs of Study are pathways to careers for middle school and high school students. By combining academic and technical instruction with student passions, these pathways offer meaningful skills and real world experiences that lead to options for college and rewarding careers for today’s learners. Pursuing a Program of Study expands post-high school opportunities by coupling classroom instruction with opportunities for internships, mentorship, earning industry credentials, and gaining college credit all before graduating high school.

Students can explore career pathways, determine what they like to do, and build the foundation for a meaningful career. Click through the career clusters below to start exploring programs available in the District!

Agriculture, Food, & Resources

Careers in production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources

 

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Architecture & Construction

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built architecture and construction environment

 

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Art, AV Technology, & Communications

Careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing communications multimedia content

 

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Business Management

Careers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations

 

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Education & Training

Careers in planning, managing, implementation and providing education and training services and related learning support services

 

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Finance & Investments

Careers in planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management

 

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Government & Public Administration

Careers in planning and performing governmental functions and requirements at the local, state, and federal levels

 

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Health Science

Careers in the planning, managing, providing therapeutic, diagnostic, and support services, health informatics, and biotech research and development

 

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Hospitality & Tourism

Careers in management, marketing, and operations of food/beverage services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services

 

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Human Services

Careers in preparing individuals and families for employment needs such as counseling/mental health, community, personal care, and consumer services

 

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Information Technology (IT)

Careers in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers in  hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services

 

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security

Careers in planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security

 

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Manufacturing & Support

Careers in planning, managing, and performing material processing into intermediate or final products & related professional and technical activities

 

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Marketing

Careers in planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach goal oriented and market based organizational objectives

 

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Careers in planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services in the STEM sector

 

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Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics

Careers in planning, management, movement of people, materials, goods by road, pipeline, air, rail, water, and related professional support services

 

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