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Hospitality and Tourism

SERVICE AREA: Human Services

Career Exploration Hospitality and Tourism Cluster IconFocused on providing a variety of travel, recreational, lodging, dining and entertainment attractions, the Hospitality and Tourism cluster is one of the largest in terms of number of jobs. The career outlook in this cluster remains strong. From an educational perspective, careers in this cluster often require a high school diploma or equivalent, plus some additional on-the-job or specialized training, or a two-year degree. Some occupations also require four-year degrees.

Download the guide sheet below to learn more about:

  • the post-secondary education required for a sampling of career categories
  • recommended coursework to take in high school to be prepared for post-secondary education

Hospitality and Tourism Guide Sheet (PDF)

Kuder Navigator, the district’s career information system, helps students explore and prepare for various options after high school. Students take assessments beginning in middle school that identifies their interests, skills and work values that are matched up to career clusters, pathways and occupations. Learn more about Kuder Navigator and how it is used in the district.

Student Login

Students login to Kuder Navigator through the Clever Portal.

Parent Login

Students can generate a Parent Access Code from their Navigator account that parents use to establish a parent account.

View instructions on how to set up a parent account.

The Future Ready Iowa website directly connects students to tools for finding education, training and jobs beyond high school. It uses Labor Market Information to identify the number of jobs, the average median income and what training is required within a geographically determined distance.

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David Moeller
Educational Support Leader