Business

Which pathways are offered?

  • Accounting—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:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Certified Purchasing Professional
  • Client Manager
  • Controller or Financial Manager
  • Financial Analyst

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Accountant—$71,550/year
  • Financial Analyst—$85,600/year
  • Financial Manager—$129,890/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 NOCTI General Management Exam
  • A*S*K Entrepreneurship/Management 
  • Microsoft Office Certifications (Excel, Word)
  • ACT National Career Readiness Certification