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Human Services Pathway

Human Services is a vast field that describes many very different kinds of occupations. However, there is one common thread that runs throughout the Human Services field and defines it. Human Services are those jobs which provide a service to society.
 

NATIONAL CAREER CLUSTERS

Career Clusters are groupings of careers that have similar characteristics and employment requirements.

Education Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Administration and administrative support
Professional support services
Teaching and training

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Government Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Foreign service
Governance
National security
Planning
Public management and administration
Regulation
Revenue and taxation

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Hospitality Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Lodging
Recreation, amusement and attractions
Restaurants and food and beverage services
Travel and tourism

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Human Services Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Consumer services
Counseling and mental health services
Early childhood development and services
Family and community services
Personal care services

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Law Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Correction services
Emergency and fire management
Law enforcement services
Legal services
Security and protective services

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

RELATED COURSES

CTE Courses                                 

Education & Training
Child Development
Teacher Academy

Government & Public Administration
Leadership

Hospitality
Culinary Foundations
Baking & Pastry
Gourmet Foods
International Foods

Human Services
Abnormal Psychology
AP/IB Psychology
Health
Independent Living

Public Safety
CERT: Community Emergency Response Team


General Education Courses         

Criminology/Criminal Justice
Foreign Languages
Multicultural/Comparative Ethnic Studies
Religions of the World
Sociology

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RESOURCES

Program of Study document

Dual College Credits are available for the following courses
Child Development
AP/IB Psychology
Teacher Academy

Industry Certification(s) are available in the following courses
Culinary Foundations

CTE Student Organizations
HOSA
DECA

Career Exploration
Log in to your Career Cruising account.

Access Career Videos at the U.S. Department of Labor's careeronestop.org

Browse career profiles by Career Cluster at Washington Career Bridge and the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET site.

The following courses highlight knowledge and skills important for students in all Pathways
Career & College Prep
Environmental Science
Financial Algebra
Health
High School Success Seminar
JAG-WA
Worksite Learning