Career & College Prep


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?

Entrepreneurship—This pathway prepares students to formulate policies and direct the operations of a business, corporation, nonprofit, or other organization. In small firms, this may involve assuming advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, and public relations responsibilities.

General Management—This pathway prepares students to lead and manage others, improve processes and policies, and manage a range of personnel issues and concerns while focusing on the bottom line.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Freelancer
  • Small business owner
  • Startup owner
  • Online creator
  • Entrepreneurship jobs
  • Accountant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Bill and account collector
  • Business consultant 
  • Customer service representative 
  • Human resources manager 

*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?***

  • A*S*K Concepts of Entrepreneurship/Management
  • A*S*K Fundamental Business Concepts
  • Certiport Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (ESB)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Word
  • MOS Expert
    • Excel
    • Word
  • NOCTI General Management
  • Project Management (PMR)