Business

Test drive a business and marketing course!


Which pathways are offered?

  • Business and Administrative Services—This pathway prepares students to facilitate business operations through a variety of administrative and clerical duties including information and communication management, data processing and collection, and project tracking.
  • Marketing—This pathway prepares students to plan, coordinate, and implement marketing strategies, advertising, promotion, and public relations activities.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Copywriter
  • Public Relations Specialist

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:

  • Administrative Assistant—$38,880/year
  • Customer Service Representative—$33,750/year
  • Copywriter—$62,170/year
  • Public Relations Specialist—$60,000/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 12, 2019.

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

  • Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)
  • RISE Up Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential Exam
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification Exam