Career Pathways

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Oregon's Career Pathways Statewide Initiative focuses on developing a plan of study for jobs that require more than a high school diploma or the equivalent but less than a four-year degree.  Career pathways are avenues of study that lead to jobs or advancement in a particular industry.  A certificate can be earned for each pathway that you complete.  Career Pathway Certificate (12-44 credits) bundle the coursework associated with competencies for entry-level jobs and job advancement in a specific occupation or industry, and are stackable credentials as part of an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Earn your certificate by exploring the pathway right for you:

Career Pathways Roadmaps visually chart the skills, certificates, and degrees that lead to entry-level job or career advancement occupation and wage information.

Roadmaps organized by the six Career Pathways

 agriculture  Art, Information, and Communication






 Business and Management  Health Services


 Industrial & Engineering Systems  Social Services and Ed


What are the next steps?

Need funding?

Learn more by visiting WorkSource Oregon.

Learn more by visiting Blue Mountain Community College's Financial Aid Office.

Ready to assess your job skills?

The National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRC) is a valuable, portable certificate that verifies three basic skills: Applied Mathematics, Information & Locating Information, and Reading.  The NCRC is used by thousands of employers, employees and job applicants as a consistent measure of key workplace skills.  It helps job applicants stand out from the crowd, and assures employers that applicants have the skills needed to be successful.

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