Explore the following career areas and learn about the variety of programs available.
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource Systems
This career area relates to the environment, food and natural resources such as agriculture (including food systems), earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries management, forestry, horticulture, water resources, wildlife management and urban environmental management. KCC’s programs focus on the agriculture and environmental services career clusters.
Arts, Information & Communications
This career area includes a wide range of career clusters that involve the creation or transmission of information through the manipulation of a symbolic language. There is an emphasis on process and the concepts of creativity, integrity and aesthetic awareness such as information and communication technology, performing arts, publishing as well as visual and media arts. KCC’s programs focus on the information and communications technology and the visual and media arts career clusters.
Business & Management
This career area includes business and entrepreneurship. Programs focus on the commonalities among most businesses, including concepts like personnel management, marketing, planning, finance, administrative and information support, accounting, and resource management. KCC’s programs focus on the business management & administration and marketing career clusters.
This career area relates to the promotion of health as well as the treatment of injuries, conditions and disease. These may include preventative health care, medicine, dentistry, nursing, therapy and rehabilitation, nutrition, fitness, stress management and hygiene. KCC’s programs focus on the health sciences career cluster.
This career area includes a wide range of career clusters that weave together work in the areas that focus on people: their needs, their growth and development, and their safety and well-being. KCC’s programs focus on the education and related fields, human services, and public services career clusters.
Industrial & Engineering Systems
This career area relates to the technologies used to design, develop, install, operate, maintain and upgrade physical systems. These include engineering and related design technologies, mechanical systems, manufacturing technologies, and electrical systems. KCC’s programs focus on the automotive and heavy equipment technology and manufacturing career clusters.