MECA Career Areas

MECA Career Areas are grouped by “Career Clusters”. For example, as shown below, “Agriculture & Natural Resources” is a Career Cluster and “Commercial Fishing” and “Horticulture” are the MECA Career Areas within that cluster.

“WS” means a Work Sample is offered for that career area.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Commercial Fishing
Horticulture (WS)

Architecture & Construction

Building Maintenance (WS)
Construction Technology (WS)
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (WS)
Painter
Telecommunications (WS)

Arts, Media Technology & Communications

Computer Graphics (WS)
Digital Video Producer (WS)
Graphic Design (WS)
Multimedia Designer
Performing Artist

Business, Management & Administration

Entrepreneur
Office Technology (WS)

Education & Training

Teacher Aide

Finance & Insurance

Accountant

Government & Public Administration

Case Aide

Health Science

Biotechnology
Dietetic Technician
Doctor
Health Care (WS)
Home Health Aide
Medical/Dental Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Records Technician
Nursing
Physical/Occupational Therapist Assistant
Radiologic Technician
Veterinary Assistant/Technician

Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation

Cosmetology (WS)
Custodial Housekeeping (WS)
Fast Foods Worker
Food Service (WS)
Professional Athlete

Human Service

Day Care Worker

Information Technology

Computer Applications (WS)
Vending Machine Operator

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Emergency Medical Technician
Firefighter
Police Officer
Security Guard

Manufacturing

Automotive Technology (WS)
Electronics (WS)
Manufacturing Fabrication & Assembly (WS)
Manufacturing Small Parts Assembly (WS)

Marketing, Sales & Service

Customer Service Representative
Sales (WS)
Telemarketer

Scientific Research, Engineering & Mathematics

Biotechnology
Computer-Aided Design (WS)
Environmental Technician

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Distribution/Warehouse (WS)
Postal Worker
Taxi Driver
Truck Driver