CAREER AND COLLEGE PREP
Business & Marketing
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Which pathways are offered?
Business Administration—This pathway prepares students to lead and manage others, improve processes and policies, and manage a range of personnel issues and concerns while focusing on the bottom line.
Business Operations & Technology—This pathway prepares students to facilitate business operations through a variety of administrative and clerical duties, including information and communication management, data processing and collection, and project tracking.
Finance & Investments—This pathway prepares students to implement and manage an organization's financial strategy and structure. Students learn about budgeting, acquisitions and investments, financial modeling and planning, funding, dividends, and taxation.
Marketing & Sales—This pathway prepares students to plan, coordinate, and implement marketing strategies, advertising, promotion, and public relations activities.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Benefits specialist
- Bill and account collector
- Customer service representative
- Financial analyst
- Account manager
- Sales professional
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Microsoft Office Specialist***
***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.