Career & College Prep

Business Management & Marketing

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?

General Management—This pathway focuses on careers that plan, organize, direct, and evaluate all or part of a business organization by allocating and using financial, human, and material resources.

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

Examples of jobs include:

  • Billing manager
  • Business consultant
  • Franchisee
  • Facilities manager
  • General manager
  • Management trainee
  • Property manager
  • Retail manager
  • 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?*

  • ASK Fundamental Business Concepts
  • ASK Concepts of Entrepreneurship/Management
  • NOCTI General Management
  • Microsoft®️ Office certifications (Excel, Excel Expert, PowerPoint, Word, Word Expert)

*Timing for sufficient exam preparation, necessary prerequisites, and exam fees vary per specific certification. Students should check with their school counselor for details on exam fee coverage opportunities. 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.