Government and Public Administration

GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION:

Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.



Cluster Knowledge and Skills

  • Fiscal Responsibilities
  • Employability and Career Development
  • Technical Skills
  • Safety
  • Systems
  • Safety, Health, and Environmental Management
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
  • Academic Foundations
  • Communications
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Information Technology Applications



Pathways Sample Career Specialties / Occupations
Governance
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Mayor
  • Cabinet Level Secretary

    (Fed./ State)

  • Representative

    (Fed/State)

  • Senator

    (Fed/State)

  • Assistants, Deputies, and Chiefs of Staff
  • Commissioner

    (County, Parish, City)

  • Commissioner

    (State Agency)

  • Congressional Aide
  • Legislative Aide
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Specialist
  • Lobbyist
  • Policy Advisor
National Security
  • Officer/Specialist:
    • Electronic Warfare Operations
    • Combat Operations
    • Infantry Field Artillery
    • Air Defense Artillery
    • Special Forces
    • Armor
    • Munitions
    • Nuclear Weapons
    • Missile and Space Systems
    • Military Intelligence
    • Signals Intelligence
  • National Security Advisor
  • Staff or Field Officer
  • Surface Ship Warfare Officer
  • Submarine Officer
  • Combat Control Officer
  • Combat Engineer
  • Combat Aircraft Pilot/Crew
  • Airborne Warning/Control Specialist
  • Intelligence/Counterintelligence
  • Agent/Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Cryptographer
Foreign Service
  • Ambassador
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Consular Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Political Officer
  • Economic Officer
  • Diplomatic Courier
Planning
  • Business/Enterprise Official
  • Chief of Vital Statistics
  • Commissioner
  • Director (Various Agencies)
  • Economic Development Coordinator
  • Federal Aid Coordinator
  • Census Clerk
  • County Director
  • Census Enumerator
  • Planner
  • Program Associate
  • Global Imaging Systems Specialist
Revenue and Taxation
  • Assessor
  • Tax Auditor
  • Internal Revenue Investigator
  • Revenue Agent/Officer
  • Tax Examiner/
  • Assistant/Clerk
  • Inspector General
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Policy Analyst
Regulation
  • Business Regulation Investigator
  • Chief of Field Operations
  • Code Inspector/Officer
  • Director
  • Equal-Opportunity Officer
  • Inspector Investigator/Examiner
  • Chief Bank Examiner
  • Bank Examiner
  • Aviation Safety Officer
  • Border Inspector
  • Cargo Inspector
  • Election Supervisor
  • Enforcement Specialist
  • Immigration Officer
Public Management and Administration
  • City Manager
  • City Council
  • City or County Clerk
  • Court Administrator or Clerk
  • General Service Officer
  • Management Analysis Officer
  • Program Administration Officer
  • Executive Director/Officer/ Associate:
    • Foundation
    • Association
    • Charitable Organization
    • Industrial Foundation
    • Chamber of Commerce