Get Ahead of the Curve

Everyone is looking for ways to ensure they stand out in a crowd of applicants. By exploring your business options now, you can get a leg up on the competition.

Which pathway is offered?

Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Customer Service—This pathway prepares students to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate business functions essential to running a business and providing customer support. It also provides an effective foundation for productive citizenship for any career.

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

Examples of jobs include:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Business Operations Specialist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Marketing Manager
  • Public Relations Manager

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Small Business Owner—salary varies
  • Administrative Services Manager—$96,940/year
  • Marketing Manager—$135,900/year
  • Business Operations Specialist–$70,530 / Year
  • Customer Service Representative—$34,710/year
  • Public Relations Manager—$114,800/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. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Monday, February 1, 2021.

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

  • Customer Service and Sales credential
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Word
  • Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint