CTE Pathways


CTE Programs of Study

Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Career Pathways: 

Agribusiness Systems

Agriculture Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Animal Systems

Food Products & Processing Systems

Natural Resources/Environmental Services Systems

Plant Systems

Cluster: Architecture & Construction

Career Pathways: 

Architectural CAD


Cluster: Arts, A/V Technology & Communications  

Career Pathways: 

A/V Technology & Film

Advertising & Graphic Design Technology

Commercial Photography – Visual Arts

Digital Cinema – Journalism & Broadcasting

Fashion & Housing Design – Visual Arts

Radio Broadcasting Technology – Journalism & Broadcasting

Cluster: Business Management & Administration   

Career Pathways: 


Medical Office Administration

Office Administration

Cluster: Education & Training    

Career Pathways: 

Pre-Educator – Teaching & Training

Cluster: Finance    

Career Pathways: 



Business Finance

Cluster: Government & Public Administration     

Career Pathways: 

Air Force JROTC – National Security

Army JROTC – National Security

Marine JROTC – National Security

Navy JROTC – National Security

Cluster: Health Science     

Career Pathways: 

Biomedical Sciences

Medical Skills & Services – Therapeutic Services

Nursing Services – Therapeutic Services

Pharmacy Technician – Therapeutic Services

Sports Medicine – Therapeutic Services

Cluster: Hospitality & Tourism     

Career Pathways: 

Food Production, Management, & Services – Restaurant, Food & Beverage Services

Hospitality & Tourism

Culinary Arts – Restaurant, Food & Beverage Services

Cluster: Human Services     

Career Pathways: 

Consumer Services

Family and Community Services - Human and Social Services 

Nutrition Science

Cluster: Information Technology      

Career Pathways: 

ALL Computer Science

Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      

Career Pathways: 

Emergency Services – Emergency & Fire Management Services

Firefighting – Emergency & Fire Management Services

Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Services

Cluster: Manufacturing      

Career Pathways: 

Advanced Manufacturing – Maintenance, Installation, Repair or Production

Welding – Manufacturing Production

Cluster: Marketing  

Career Pathways: 

Digital Marketing – Marketing Research

Marketing Business Enterprise – Marketing Management

Retail Management – Merchandising

SBE Manual

Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics   

Career Pathways: 

Engineering CAD

Automation & Robotics Technology


Cluster: Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics    

Career Pathways: 

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Service Technology

Aviation Technology

Medium/Heavy Truck Technology 

Power Equipment Technology

Supply Chain & Logistics

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)


Jobs for Arkansas Graduates (JAG) Manual

Early Career Awareness Courses

Promotional Career Cards

ALL Minimum Equipment Lists

ALL Safety Check Lists 

Work-Based Learning

Industry-Recognized Credentials


For more information, please contact:

Tim Johnston, Assistant Director

Division of Career and Technical Education 

Arkansas Department of Education

Three Capitol Mall 

Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone:  501-683-1705