Career And College Prep

Business & Management

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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
  • Freelancer
  • 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?

  • Certiport Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Certificate
  • ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word