Career And College Prep

Business, Marketing & Finance

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 pathways are offered?

Accounting & 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?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Benefits specialist
  • Bill and account collector 
  • Business consultant 
  • Customer service representative
  • Financial analyst
  • Franchisee 
  • Small business owner

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

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)***

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***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.