Grayson College Career Clusters

Career Clusters

Career Clusters is a grouping of occupations and broad industries based on commonalities. The U.S. Department of Education's 16 Career Clusters provide learners with a focus for career-related learning and academic study, and schools or training programs with a way of restructuring curriculum, teaching resources, and how students are grouped. Students take classes around a particular career field (such as business, health, the arts or technology). Students who select a career cluster learn about that particular field and may also learn general academics (i.e., English, mathematics, social studies and science) in the context of that career field.


Grayson College

Click to view Career Cluster Brochures which helps students (grades 6-12) match interests, skills, and personality traits to specific career cluster pathways of study.

Click to view Grayson College’s Pathways of Study which offer graphic examples of how students (grades 11-12) may begin taking Dual-Credit courses in high school which transition to Grayson College’s Degrees and/or certifications and lead to specific high-demand careers.

Click to view Grayson College’s programs identified by career cluster.


Achieve Texas

Achieve Texas is designed to help students (and their parents) make wise education choices. It is based on the belief that the curricula of the 21st century should combine rigorous academics with relevant career education. When schools integrate academic and technical education, students can see the "usefulness" of what they are learning. The system also facilitates a seamless transition from secondary to postsecondary opportunities.


Click to view Grayson College's identified careers clusters offered by each program of study and /or certification.