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Programs of Study

The Manufacturing Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering.
Statewide Programs of Study
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Machinery Mechanics
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Welding
Regional Programs of Study
  • Industrial Maintenance
Approved statewide CTE Programs of Study information is available on the TEA website, including “at-a-glance” spreadsheets with coherent course sequences, an overview of programs of study, and course alignment recommendations. Regional CTE Programs of Study approved region information is also available on the website.

Careers in the Military

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Careers in the Military

Professional Associations

"null"Manufacturing teachers should get involved in at least one career and technical education (CTE) professional association. They are excellent sources of career cluster-specific teaching tools, ideas, networking, and mentors.
The following associations are related to careers in manufacturing:


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