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School To Employment Pathways System (STEPS) Main Page

One job can come from many degrees.

One degree can lead to many jobs.

Students and Counselors:

  • Discover which degree you need to pursue the career you want.
  • See what jobs a particular degree prepares you for obtaining.
  • See which jobs require a license.
  • Find which college or university is offering the degree you're considering.
  • See the enrollment and degrees awarded in the most recent year

Employers:

  • Focus recruiting efforts -- see which colleges or universities are graduating the people with the skills/knowledge you need.
  • See the enrollment and degrees awarded in the most recent year

Policymakers:

  • See which degree is required for various occupations.
  • Find out the number of students completing degree programs required for specific occupations.
  • Get the number of workers by occupation that economic forecasters predict California will need per year through 2014.
  • Re-order information by Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) or Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes.
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Directions:

Scroll to select a degree or course of study. Click the Expanded List link to see a detailed list of degrees in that field. Click the Match to Occupations link to view degrees, occupations matched to those degrees, number of job openings, and minimum degree level needed.

OR

Scroll to select an occupation. Click the Expanded List link to view a detailed list of occupations within that field. Click the Match to Degrees link to view occupations, job openings, and various degrees matched to that occupation.

Quick Search for Course of Study or Occupation:
 Degree/Course of Study     Occupation   
Reorder this list by CIP and SOC Codes.

Degree/Course of Study Occupation
STEM  - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
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CTE  - Career Technical Education
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01  -Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
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04  -Architecture and Related Services
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05  -Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies
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32  -Basic Skills
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26  -Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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52  -Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
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33  -Citizenship Activities
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09  -Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
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10  -Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
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11  -Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
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46  -Construction Trades
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13  -Education
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14  -Engineering
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15  -Engineering Technologies/Technicians
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23  -English Language and Literature/Letters.
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19  -Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
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16  -Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
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51  -Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
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34  -Health-Related Knowledge and Skills
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53  -High School/Secondary Diplomas and Certificates
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54  -History
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35  -Interpersonal and Social Skills
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22  -Legal Professions and Studies
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36  -Leisure and Recreational Activities
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24  -Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities
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25  -Library Science
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27  -Mathematics and Statistics
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47  -Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
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29  -Military Technologies
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30  -Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
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03  -Natural Resources and Conservation
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31  -Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
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12  -Personal and Culinary Services
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37  -Personal Awareness and Self-Improvement
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38  -Philosophy and Religious Studies
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40  -Physical Sciences
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48  -Precision Production
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42  -Psychology
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44  -Public Administration and Social Service Professions
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28  -Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC, ROTC)
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60  -Residency Programs
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41  -Science Technologies/Technicians
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43  -Security and Protective Services
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45  -Social Sciences
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21  -Technology Education/Industrial Arts
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39  -Theology and Religious Vocations
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49  -Transportation and Materials Moving
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50  -Visual and Performing Arts
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Green  - Green Occupations
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17  -Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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27  -Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
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37  -Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
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13  -Business and Financial Operations Occupations
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21  -Community and Social Services Occupations
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15  -Computer and Mathematical Occupations
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47  -Construction and Extraction Occupations
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25  -Education, Training, and Library Occupations
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45  -Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
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35  -Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
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29  -Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
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31  -Healthcare Support Occupations
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49  -Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
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23  -Legal Occupations
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19  -Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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11  -Management Occupations
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43  -Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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39  -Personal Care and Service Occupations
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51  -Production Occupations
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33  -Protective Service Occupations
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41  -Sales and Related Occupations
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53  -Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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Commission Publications

The Commission has published a number of publications about Workforce and Occupations.
Visit our Published Reports for additional options.

Also visit:

CaliforniaColleges.EDU
California Employment Development Department Labor Market Information
O*NET Occupational Information Network Resource Center
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System
California Employment Development Department Occupational Guides
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
My Next Move: O*NET's Interactive Tool For Job Seekers And Students
 

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