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 so some may be blank.
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Architecture & Construction Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Education and Training Government & Public Administration Hospitality and Tourism Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
ACTE Association of Career & Technical Education CSIP Comprehensive School Improvement Plan CTE Career & Technical Education CTSO Career & Technical Student Organization DESE Department of Elementary & Secondary Education MOACTE Missouri Association of Career & Technical Education NCA North Central Accreditation POS Program of Study PPS Personal Plan of Study TSA Technical Skills Attainment
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
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
A+ Certification Entry level IT technician (hardware/software) Net+ Certification Entry level Network technician