Government & Public Administration Cluster

This career cluster prepares for careers in planning, managing and providing administrative and regulatory services and performing government functions at the local, state and federal levels. It includes governance, national security, foreign service, revenue and taxation, and policy development.

Typical High School Classes

  • Political Science
  • Civics
  • Government
  • History
  • Public Speaking
  • Economics
  • Citizenship

Career & Technical Student Organizations

Get involved with these organizations that support Government & Public Administration!

Nebraska FFA
Nebraska FBLA
DECA
Skills USA
Nebraska FCCLA
Nebraska HOSA

H3 Occupations & Average Entry Wage

Compliance Officers – $42,048
Financial Examiners – $51,785
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate – $28,670
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists – $44,470
Agricultural Inspectors – $29,504
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents – $36,009

Find more H3 jobs at: h3.ne.gov

*This H3 list based on projected highest number of openings in Nebraska through 2024. Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information

Education Pathways to begin your career

 

Pathway Certificate Diploma Associate’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree Military
ACCOUNTING
ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
ECONOMICS
EDUCATION, HEALTH OR PUBLIC POLICY
FINANCE
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
INTELLIGENCE
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND AFFAIRS
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH TECHNOLOGY
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND GOVERNMENT
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
PUBLIC POLICY
SOCIOLOGY
STATISTICS

Check out all education and training options. Entry into these careers may begin with:

  • Apprenticeships
  • On-the-job training
  • Attaining stackable credentials
  • Entry-level employment

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