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This Career Cluster® is focused on planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing, and process engineering.

Below are the Manufacturing career cluster pathways. Each pathway has various occupations that share common skills, knowledge, and interests. Discover possible occupations by selecting a pathway below:

Manufacturing Production Process Development
Maintenance, Installation & Repair
Quality Assurance
Logistics & Inventory Control
Health, Safety and Environmental Assurance



Instrumentation and Electrical Technology

Students in the Electrical and Instrumentation Technology strand will develop the high-tech skills necessary for future employment in the exciting…

Instrumentation Technology

The Industrial Instrumentation Technology Program is one of the degrees in high demand preparing students to work with automated processes.…

Machine Tool Technology

This programs provides the foundational skills needed in factory and warehouses.  Machine workers and machinist make parts from metal and…

Process Technology

The Process Technology (PTEC) program is a selective admissions program that addresses a high-demand field. It prepares individuals to become…


The purpose of the Welding program is to prepare individuals for employment in the field of welding. Instruction is provided…

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Career Coach

Career Coach is a web-based service that helps identify strengths, explore in-demand careers, and find the right program to achieve …

Harvey Performance

Harvey Performance Company is dedicated to providing world-class products, services, and solutions that increase productivity for the manufacturing and metalworking …


See how the 3DEXPERIENCE creates sustainable innovations capable of harmonizing product, nature and life in career paths.

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

The four pillars of the Association; free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty, and equal opportunity, are used to provide news and …

Machine Design

Machine Design is the comprehensive technical resource for mechanical engineers providing the technical essentials of advanced design and manufacturing.

Modern Machine Shop

Modern Machine Shop is a media brand that reports on product technology and process technology being used in North America’s …

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