This is an up-close look at the Health Sciences Career Cluster. You can see the cluster is an extension of the career field. The Health sciences cluster is divided out into 5 different pathways. Each pathway offers programs of study that will lead to a variety of career specialties. Career Specialties are the specific job titles within a cluster. Career Specialties are always evolving. With advances in technology, the labor market, and international economy, new job titles will be create as others become outdated and are eliminated. This is why it is important for the NCE model to guide students toward programs of study within a pathway to prepare them for a variety of career specialties, not just one.
03 Advanced Keyboarding III 04 Advanced Keyboarding IV 05 Business Communications/Applied Communications I 06 Business Communications/Applied Communications II 07 Office Procedures/Skills for the Electronic Office
Due to MDE on or before December 1 for the year of the cycle. If received after that date, the program will NOT be approved until the next fiscal year. Meaning: dollars will NOT be able to be used from Perkins and/or the Local Levy for any aspect of the program for that year.
Communications & Information Systems Minnesota Career Fields, Clusters & Pathways
A Closer Look at a Cluster Health Science Career Cluster Cluster Pathway Specialty Clusters Slices – available for all 16 clusters Program of Study Mid/HS Gr 8-10 HS Gr 9-12 College Gr 11-16 & beyond Specialty College Gr 11-16 & beyond