Students pursuing classes in the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Career Cluster will learn about careers and businesses involved in the planning, management and movement of people, materials and products by road, air, rail and water. It also includes related professional and technical services such as infrastructure planning and management, logistics, and maintenance of equipment and facilities. Students in this field learn and practice skills that prepare them for diverse post-high school education and training opportunities, from apprenticeships and two-year college programs to four-year college and graduate programs. Students who have an interest math, science, computers, interpersonal communication, foreign language skills, and engineering would excel in these pathways.


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2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Job Ideas

  • Engineer: aerospace, flight, railway, industrial health and safety, marine, and civil
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Motorcycle Technology
  • Automotive Engineering (technicians and mechanics)
  • Civil Engineering
  • International Business
  • Marketing Manager
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Travel: Airline Pilot, Air traffic controller, flight attendant
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Logisticians
  • Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agent
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Transportation Inspector
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Urban/Regional Planner
Associate Degrees

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Auto Body Repair
  • Auto Salesperson
  • Avionics Tech
  • Civil Engineer tech
  • Customs Broker: using your knowledge of rules and regulations to help companies import and export goods.
  • GIS Specialist: design and develop geographical information systems using databases of different kinds.
  • Helicopter Pilot
  • Road Construction and Maintenance
  • Small Engine Mechanic
  • Truck Driver
College Majors

  • Engineer: aerospace, flight, railway, industrial health and safety, marine, and civil
  • Leadership
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Transportation
  • Global Studies
  • Mechanic & Engine Repair Tech.
  • International Business
  • Latino Studies (any cultural studies)
  • Automotive Technology
  • Logistics Specialist
Industry Certificates

  • Inventory control/production control
  • Physical distribution management
  • Purchasing
  • Supply chain management
  • Transportation management

Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.


After School Connections

  • Autos
  • Language Clubs
  • Forensics Speech Team
  • Electronic/Engineering Club
  • BPA
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • CADD Club
  • Art Club (marketing sectors)
  • Environmental Club (health and safety & environmental maintenance)
  • Foreign Exchange Club
  • Internet Club
  • Math Club
  • Health Career Club
  • Model U.N Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Science Club/Bowl

Activities Links

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Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

My Four-Year Plan

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:

My Four-Year Plan – Hoffman Estates High School

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:

Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.