Family & Consumer Sciences
Care from Home to the Marketplace
Caring starts at home but it doesn't stop there. Whether you're ready to inspire the next generation or create great dining experiences, this could be the career field for you!
Which pathways are offered?
Human and Social Services — This pathway prepares students for careers in child and family services by focusing on the skills needed to guide the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of children.
Nutrition Science and Dietetics — This pathway focuses on the development of essential food safety practices needed to select, receive, store, prepare, and serve food, as well as the skills needed to select food that meets nutritional needs of individuals and families.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Pastry and Specialty Chef
Food Service Manager
Health Services Manager
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ICEV AMSA Employment Professional Careers
ServSafe Food Handler