Planning for a career-ready education
Programs of Study are detailed guides for students, mapping out specific course options for a chosen career path from high school through postsecondary education. Programs of Study show how to smoothly transition into postsecondary education from high school CTE. They exemplify the importance of career planning, beginning in the freshman year in high school, and even earlier.
Below are 78 model Programs of Study (POS) for the 16 Career Clusters based on
CareerClusters.org. Each model has been updated with the following information:
In addition to the above resources, below are three planning guides for
district use in development of Programs of Study. Districts should modify such
resources to their course options and to up to date career and college course