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Career & Technical Education: Learning That Works for New Jersey

Career Clusters: Government & Public Administration

Prepares students to help keep people healthy and treat those who are not. Work directly with people by conducting research on diseases and other important health information.

Career Pathways

  • Research & Development
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Health Informatics
  • Support Services
  • Therapeutic Services

Health Care Careers encompass so much more than doctors and nurses! Check out some of our links below to see the wide range of career opportunities in both direct patient care and other health-related fields.


NJ Career & Technical Education Standards

Approved CTE Programs

Career Cluster® Lead
Office of Career Readiness

Curriculum Resources: Please contact the Career Cluster Lead.

HOSA Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is the national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students in the health sciences.  Chapters at the school district level provide access to information, skills competitions and fun in the context of a student-led organization. For more information on HOSA in New Jersey, visit: