Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is required to develop strategies to target high-growth and emerging occupations that are critical to the local economy.  The Targeted Occupations list is based on economic indicators validated by training providers and economic developers throughout the region.  The Targeted Occupations List enables individuals to make informed decisions about training for careers that likely have a good return on investment. The following list is to guide workforce customers to appropriate and economically relevant occupational training. 

Approved Targeted Occupations
Including Career Pathway Occupations

2018 Targeted Occupations - Effective October 1, 2017