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Deer Park ISD Career and Technology - Career Clusters

Classroom PlaceholderCareer clusters identify pathways from secondary school to two- and four-year colleges, graduate school, and the workplace, so students can plan ,while still in school, what they can do in the future.  This connection to future goals motivates students to work harder and enroll in more rigorous courses. For further information you can go to the Career Clusters Institute website.

Below you will find a list of the sixteen career clusters. Each entry has a brief description and two links that will take you to a detailed plan of study for that career path and a list of available careers associated with that particular career cluster. You will need Adobe Reader to read these documents. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader you will need to follow the icon below to go to the Adobe website and download Acrobat Reader free.

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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Architecture and Construction
Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Business, Management and Administration
Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.  Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Education and Training
Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Finance
Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Government and Public Administration
Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Health Science
Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. 
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Human Services
Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs. 
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Information Technology
Building Linkages in IT Occupations Framework: For Entry Level, Technical, and Professional Careers Related to the Design, Development, Support and Management of Hardware, Software, Multimedia, and Systems Integration Services.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Manufacturing
Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering. 
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Marketing Sales and Service
Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
Plan of Study | Available Careers
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