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South Dakota CTE
Government and Public Administration

Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.


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Certification Requirements

*denotes authorizations that are no longer issued, but continue to make educators properly certified for the assignment
Career Cluster Foundational Courses
10004 Workplace Technology Skills Any certified CTE teacher
22101 Leadership and Service Any certified CTE teacher
22152 Employability Any certified CTE teacher
22151 Career Exploration All certified teachers or certified school counselor
Career Cluster or Pathway Courses
12054 Business Law Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement
Finance Cluster Endorsement
*Business Ed.
15204 Public Finance Government & Public Administration Cluster Endorsement;
Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement;
Finance Cluster Endorsement
19262 Personal Finance Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement
Finance Cluster Endorsement
Marketing Cluster Endorsement
FACS Endorsement
7-12 Mathematics Education
7-12 Social Science Education - Economics
*Business Ed
12104 Accounting Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement
Marketing Cluster Endorsement
Finance Cluster Endorsement
Accounting Pathway Endorsement
Banking Services & Business Finance Pathway Endorsement
Insurance, Securities & Investments Pathway Endorsement *Business Education
12108 Advanced Accounting Business Management & Administration Cluster Endorsement
Marketing Cluster Endorsement
Finance Cluster Endorsement
Accounting Pathway Endorsement
Banking Services & Business Finance Pathway Endorsement
Insurance, Securities & Investments Pathway Endorsement
*Business Education
15205 International Affairs Government & Public Administration Cluster Endorsement
15201 Principles of Public Management & Administration Government & Public Administration Cluster Endorsement
15203 Community & Regional Planning Government & Public Administration Cluster Endorsement
15001 Introduction to Law & Public Safety I Law, Public Safety, Security & Correction Cluster Endorsement
Social Science Education – Political Science
15054 Introduction to Law & Public Safety II Law, Public Safety, Security & Correction Cluster Endorsement
Social Science Education – Political Science
17002 Building Trades Architecture & Construction Cluster Endorsement
Construction Pathway Endorsement
*Building Trades
*Tech Ed
21102 Introduction to Drafting & Design Architecture & Construction Cluster Endorsement
Design & Pre-Construction Pathway Endorsement
STEM Cluster Endorsement
Engineering & Robotics Pathway Endorsement
*Drafting
*Tech Ed
11001 Introduction to Arts/AV Technology & Communications Arts AV Technology & Communications Cluster Endorsement
K-12 Classroom Technology
*K-12 Educational Technology
*Multimedia
*Graphic Design
09051 JROTC I JROTC Permit
09052 JROTC II JROTC Permit
09053 JROTC III ROTC Permit
09054 JROTC IV JROTC Permit
Capstone Experiences
80018 Youth Internships All Certified Teachers
80019 Senior Experience All certified teachers or certified school counselor
80026 Entrepreneurship Experience All certified teachers or certified school counselor
22104 Service Learning 7th-12th grade certified teacher or certified school counselor
80020 Youth Apprenticeship All certified teachers or certified school counselor


Questions? Contact Michelle Nelson at (605) 295-1930.