What Are Career Clusters?
Career Clusters are different occupational
categories. The 15 clusters that follow are organized by different
fields and industries. Most jobs are included in one of the
15 clusters. In each career cluster area, you'll find sample
jobs, necessary education and skills, work descriptions, and
the job availability through 2005.
(In response to the burgeoning number of
jobs available in information technology, the U.S. Department
of Education recently restructured its Career Clusters to
include a sixteenth occupational category for Information
The 15 Career clusters are listed below.
First select the "Cluster Description and Activity" for facts
about the jobs, education, and outlook for the cluster. Then,
for further information, click on the Web links that follow.