Each industry has its own terminology, including acronyms, trade associations and credentials. The dictionary on Career.Training lists many of the most common terms for each specialty as well as general vocational definitions.

Accreditation Agencies

Agriculture

  • Agronomist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Earmark
  • Guaranteed Farm Loans
  • Viticulturist

Aviation & Aeronautics

Business

  • Accounts receivable
  • Balance Sheet
  • CPA
  • Profit & Loss
  • ROI
  • More Business Terms

Cosmetology

  • Chelating
  • Esthetician
  • Undercutting
  • More Cosmetology Terms

Culinary Arts

  • F&B
  • Nutritionist
  • Sommelier
  • Sourcing
  • More Business Terms

Digital Marketing

  • CTR
  • Keywords
  • SEM
  • SEO
  • More Business Terms

Entrepreneurship

  • Bootstrap
  • Due Diligence
  • Shark Tank
  • Sweat Equity
  • More Terms

Graphic Arts

  • Adobe
  • Logo
  • UX
  • UI
  • More Terms

Healthcare & Nursing

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)
  • MRI
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • RN
  • More Terms

Human Resources

  • Onboarding
  • HRCI
  • Performance Management
  • SHRM
  • More Terms

Insurance

  • Actuary
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Claims Adjuster
  • More Terms

Investing

  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Fiduciary
  • Series 6
  • More Terms

IT & Technology

  • API
  • Backend
  • DevOps
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Uptime
  • More Terms

Law Enforcement

  • FBI
  • Protective Service
  • Surveillance
  • More Terms

Legal & Criminal Justice

  • Arraign
  • Bailiff
  • Incarceration
  • Paralegal
  • More Terms

Medical Coding & Billing

  • AAPC
  • AHIMA
  • CEU's
  • More Terms

General Terms

  • Associate's Degree
  • Certification
  • GED
  • Licensure
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Upskilling
  • More Terms

Real Estate

  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative
  • Military Relocation Professional
  • Home Inspectors
  • Realtor
  • More Terms

Sales

  • Consultative Selling
  • Dicky Fox
  • MEDDIC
  • Solution Selling
  • More Terms

Skilled Trades
Social Services
Teaching & Education

  • Charter School
  • EdD
  • NEA
  • Praxis test
  • STEM
  • More Terms

Transportation

  • Longshoreman
  • Merchant Mariner Credential
  • TWU
  • More Terms

Veterinary

Visual & Performing Arts