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Career Clusters Matrix


Career Cluster


Description of Career Cluster


ACTE Division

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Ag Career Cluster  

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.



Architecture & Construction
Architecture CC  

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



Arts, A/V Technology & Communictions
 Arts CC  

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.


Business, Management & Administration
 Business CC  

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.



Education & Training
 Education CC  

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.



 Finance CC  

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



Government & Public Administration
 Government CC  

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.



Health Science
 Health Sci CC  

Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.



Hospitality & Tourism
 Hospitality CC  

Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.



Human Services
 Human Service CC  

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.



Information Technology
 Info Tech CC  

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.



Law, Public Safety & Security
 Law CC  

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.



 Manufacturing CC  

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.



Marketing, Sales & Service
 Marketing CC  

Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.



Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
 SciTech CC  

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.



Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
 Transportation CC  

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.



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