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The 15 CTE Industry Sectors

CTE has 15 Industry Sectors

The state of California has identified 15 Industry Sectors. Each sector contains multiple career pathways in which to develop Programs of Study. It is up to individual school districts and the region’s corresponding colleges and businesses to conduct research into the needs of the industry and determine which sectors and careers can best serve the students, industry and community.

To learn more about each sector, click on any of the below icons:

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Arts, Media & Entertainment

Building Trades & Construction

Business & Finance

Education & Child Development

Energy & Utilities

Engineering & Design

Fashion & Interior Design
Health Science & Medical Technology
Hospitality & Tourism
Information Technology
Manufacturing & Product Development

Marketing, Sales & Service

Public Services