Business, Marketing, and Finance

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Which pathways are offered?

  • Accounting and Financial Services—This pathway prepares students to examine, analyze, and interpret financial records; perform financial services; prepare financial statements; interpret accounting records; give advice; and audit and evaluate statements prepared by others.
  • Entrepreneurship—This pathway prepares students to plan, direct, and coordinate the management and operations of public or private sector organizations; formulate policies; manage daily operations; analyze management structures; and plan for the use of materials and human resources.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Accountant
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Bill and Account Collector
  • Financial Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Business Consultant 
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Small Business Owner
  • Franchisee

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Accountant—$71,550/year
  • Benefits Specialist—$64,560/year
  • Bill and Account Collector—$37,000/year
  • Customer Service Representative—$34,710/year

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

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Intuit QuickBooks® certification
  • Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)**

** 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.