CAREER CLUSTERS AND PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Career Clusters provide a way for schools to organize instruction and student experiences around 16 broad categories that encompass virtually all occupations from entry through professional levels.  Below are Program of Study templates as they relate to programs offered at Northland Career Center.  NCC does not have a program for each cluster (for example, Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources) so some may be blank.

16 Career Cluster Programs of Study templates

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources    Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications    

Business Mgmt and Administration

Education and Training   

Finance

Government & Public Administration   

Health Sciences

Hospitality and Tourism   

Human Services 

Information Technology

   Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 

Manufacturing

   Marketing

Science, Tech, Engineering & Mathematics 

  

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

 
 
 

CAREER EDUCATION

PRACTICAL NURSING

ATI  Assessment Technologies Incorporated
 CNA  Certified Nursing Assistant
 EMT  Emergency Medical Technician
 LPN  Licensed Practical Nurse
 MSBN  Missouri State Board of Nursing
 MOSALPN  Missouri State Association of Licensed Practical Nurses
 PN  Practical Nursing
 PN-NCLEX  Practical Nursing National Council Licensure Examination
 TEAS  Test of Essential Academic Skills

INDUSTRIAL WELDING

ANSI American National Standards Institute
APAC Air Plasma Arc Cutting 
ASME American Society of American Engineers
AWS American Welding Society
FCAW Flex Core Arc Welding
GMAW Gas Metal Arc Welding
GTAW Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
OFC Oxy-fuel Cutting
OFW Oxy-fuel Welding
SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding

IT PROFESSIONALS

A+ Certification Entry level IT technician (hardware/software)
 Net+ Certification Entry level Network technician

DIESEL TECHNOLOGY

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