Career Information

The six Minnesota career fields are broad levels of career options. They are shown at the center of the diagram below around the Foundation, Knowledge and Skills in the center of the circle.   Occupations within a pathway share common skills,knowledge, and interests.  They are an excellent place for you to start exploring careers.  

At Connections High School students learn more about these fields and pathways and choose classes within a careeracademy that correspond to a career field that is of interest to you.  

MN Career Clusters and Pathways  


You may view a pdf version of the MN Career Cluster and Pathways below.
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Minnesota Career Pathways (pdf)

Prepare for a career planing guide (pdf)
(Designed by the Minnesota Department of Education and Positively MN

Watch the video below to learn about the importance of post-secondary education.