In this study, the career maturity levels of 12th-grade students and graduates were examined in terms of the variables of gender, grade level, type of school, type of field, professions of the parents and the places of residence. The Career Maturity Scale developed by Kuzgun and Bacanlı (1996) and personal information form were used in the study as a data collection tool, and the study was conducted according to the relational screening model. The study group of the research consisted of 169 (102 females and 67 males) 12th-grade students and graduates from Arena Special Education Course in the city centre of Burdur in the 2016-2017 academic year. Statistics 22 (SPSS) program was used for the analysis of the data. The data were analysed using the Independent Sample t-Test and ANOVA, and the significance of the findings obtained was tested at the level of .05. As a result of the analyses, it was concluded that the career maturity levels of the graduates and 12th-grade students did not vary significantly by gender, grade level, type of school, type of field, professions of the parents and the places of residence.
Career maturity, high school student, type of school, type of field