Career And College Prep

Business, Management & Administration

Get Ahead of the Curve

Everyone is looking for ways to ensure they stand out in a crowd of applicants. By exploring your business options now, you can get a leg up on the competition.

Which pathways are offered?

Business & Technology—In this pathway, students develop a strong foundation of business concepts and technology skills, such as project management, scheduling, planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

Entrepreneurship—Does your child dream of owning a successful business? In this pathway, students learn the process of starting a business—from drawing up financial plans to marketing their product.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Retail manager 
  • General manager 
  • Facilities manager 
  • Billing manager 
  • Property manager 
  • Management trainee 
  • Small business owner 
  • Freelancer 
  • Small business owner 
  • Startup owner 
  • Online creator 

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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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 –Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist –Word
  • A*S*K Fundamental Business Concepts
  • A*S*K Concepts of Entrepreneurship
  • ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
  • Certiport Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

***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.