Business

Which pathways are offered?

  • General Management—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.
  • Marketing Communications—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.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Account Executive
  • Art/Graphics Director
  • Business Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Interactive Media Specialist
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Manager

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Administrative Services Manager—$96,940/year
  • Copywriter—$63,200/year
  • Promotions Manager—$135,900/year
  • Public Relations Manager—$116,180/year

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.

Which industry-recognized certification exams can my student prepare for?

  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Advertising and Design Exam
  • The NOCTI General Management Exam
  • A*S*K Fundamental Marketing Concepts Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Fundamental Business Concepts Exam
  • Microsoft Office Certifications (Excel, Word)