A Career Pathway is a collective look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations. These pathways offer an overview of the various career options along with education and training that can begin as early as grade 7. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan. For additional career planning resources, visit OhioMeansJobs.com.
Click here for a listing of current Career Pathways in all Career-Technical Education career fields.
These career pathways were developed around Ohio’s in-demand occupations, according to the July 2015 In-Demand Occupations. Secondary and post-secondary courses reflect career-tech programs approved by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents. Average tuition costs are available from the Ohio Board of Regents' Fall 2013 Survey of Student Charges. Surveys for subsequent years can be found at
To illustrate the types of information contained in an ODE Career Pathway, here is the Manufacturing Technologies document: