Business, Finance, and Marketing
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Which pathways are offered?
Business Administration—This pathway focuses on planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.
Marketing—This pathway focuses on planning, coordinating, and implementing 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
- Promotions Manager
- Administrative Services Manager
- Retail Sales Workers
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Administrative Assistant—$39,850/year
- Promotions Manager—$135,900/year
- Administrative Services Manager—$96,940/year
- Retail Sales Workers—$25,440/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
- CTE Skill Certifications:
– Customer Service
– Business Management
– Marketing 1
*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: Tuesday, September 1, 2020.