• The Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, and regulations. This is largest sectors in the U.S. in terms of number of workers employed.

    Careers in this field range from politics to planning and developing affordable housing, public transportation, and recreational areas, as well as the managing the preservation of historic buildings and neighborhoods, and dealing with public health, social, and safety issues.