Health, Human, and Public Services: Government and Public Administration Pathway

Pathway Summary: 

Careers unique to government including governance, national security, regulation, and management and administration at the local, state, and federal levels

Pathway Courses:

  • Level 1:  The Law and Intro to Business & Communications 
  • Level 2:  Introduction to Sociology and Accounting 1
  • Level 3:  Accounting 2 and Teen Leadership 1
  • Level 4:  AP Government & Politics and/or African American/Black and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies

See Program of Studies and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives and Virtual Courses recommended for this pathway.


AP and Dual Enrollment (ECE) Credit Opportunities:

AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP Physics (algebra-based), AP Psychology, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, UConn ECE Music Theory 1 and 2, UConn ECE Music Appreciation, UConn ECE Physics 1201Q, UConn ECE Physics 1202, UConn ECE French 5, UConn ECE Spanish 5, UConn Seminar in Writing through Literature

Certificate Opportunities:

Students enrolled this pathway may complete exams to become certified in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.


Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FLBA)
  • Debate Team
  • Interact
  • High School Bowl

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Town of Westbrook
  • Westbrook Economic Action Initiative


Future Careers:

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Bachelors degree:  Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate, Compliance Officers, Emergency Management Directors, Financial Examiners, Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, Statistical Assistants, Tax Examiners and Collectors, Revenue Agents,

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after high school:  Court/Municipal and License Clerks, Construction and Building Inspectors, Transportation Inspectors

Industry Certifications Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees

Accountant’s Assistant:  15 credits

Bookkeeping:  24 credits

Business Administration:  24 credits

Administrative Assistant:  31 credits

Civic Engagement:  18 credits

Project Management:  9 credits







Political Science Transfer Ticket

Geography Transfer Ticket

Business Admin. Transfer Ticket

Business Finance









Public Administration

Political Science

Geography with Specialization (Planning, General/Regional Geography, Geographic Information Science)

Urban Studies

Business Administration

Business Data Analysis





Homeland Security

Emergency Management

Click here to access a short video about some of the electives recommended for this pathway