Business & Marketing
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 pathway is offered?
Business & Marketing —This pathway prepares students to formulate policies and direct the operations of a business, corporation, nonprofit, or other organization. In small firms, this may involve assuming advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, and public relations responsibilities.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Business operations specialist
- Customer service representative
- Insurance sales agent
- Small business owner
- Startup owner
- Online creator
*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 Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Certiport Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Certificate
- ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
- Microsoft®️Office certifications**
***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.