Family and 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
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Chef and Head Cook—$51,530/year
Food Service Manager—$55,320/year
Health Services Manager—$100,980/year
High School Teacher—$61,660/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ICEV AMSA Employment Professional Careers
ServSafe Food Handler
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020.