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Find Your Pathway

A pathway is a group of degree and certificate programs in a career area. The programs share similar interests and skills.

Pathways are like road maps

They help you navigate your education so you can reach your destination: a career.

Here’s how it works

  • Think about topics & activities you like.
  • Explore the pathway that matches your interests.
  • Choose a degree or certificate program & career goal in your pathway.
  • Follow your program map to finish your degree or certificate.
  • Start your career!

You are not alone & you have a plan

We will guide you every step of the way. Your advisor will help you stay on your pathway to achieve your education and career goals.

If you change your mind

If you want to change to a different program in a pathway, the key pathway and core courses you have taken will apply to your new program. 

Explore your options

Arts & Humanities Pathway

Overhead view of students around a rectangular table drawing

Do you love to design, exhibit, perform, or write?

Is your passion the visual arts, performing arts, graphic design, or journalism?

Channel your creative energies into our Arts & Humanities Pathway.

Career Ideas:

  • Graphic Artist
  • Video Editor
  • Jazz Musician


Business & Industry Pathway

Instructor and students around a table discussing a wood model of a building and blueprints

Do you love to plan, organize, and direct productive, efficient operations?

Do you dream of running a successful business?

Make a business plan for your career in Business & Industry.

Career Ideas:

  • Architectural Drafter
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Distribution Supervisor


Health Science Pathway

Students practicing techniques on a mannequin in a hospital bed

Do you enjoy working directly with patients to help them become healthier?

Do you want to help doctors find and diagnose health problems?

Contribute to a healthier future by working in Health Science.

Career Ideas:

  • Vocational Nurse
  • MRI Technologist
  • Health Information Technician


Human & Public Services Pathway

Students in fire fighting gear next to a fire truck

Do you want to work with individuals who need help?

Ever since you were a kid, have you wanted to protect and serve your community?

Support our cities and towns by entering Human & Public Service Pathway.

Career Ideas:

  • Childcare Center Director
  • Community Mental Health Worker
  • Municipal Firefighter


STEM Pathway

Students in a lab wearing protective googles measuring chemicals

Are you the one who loves working with numbers, solving problems, integrating systems, or diving into new technologies?

Keep your math and science muscles strong by pursuing a career in STEM.

Career Ideas:

  • Engineering Technician
  • Solar Technician
  • Information Security Analyst


Not sure where to start?

See an advisor or take a Career Assessment.

Updated August 11, 2021