Planning and performing government functions at the local, state and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, and regulations.

Government & Public Administration Career Cluster

  • The Common Career Technical Core with performance elements (PDF)
  • Knowledge & Skills Statements (PDF, Excel)
  • Plan of Study (PDF, Excel)
  • Career Cluster Frame (PDF), which provides a broad overview for each Career Cluster, including Essential Knowledge and Skills, the types of educational topics studied within a particular Career Pathway, and a listing of sample Career Specialties or occupations. 
  • Relevant credentials (Word)

Governance Pathway

National Security Pathway

Foreign Service Pathway

Planning Pathway

Revenue & Taxation

Regulation Pathway

Public Management & Administration Pathway