Business Management and Administration

Which pathways are offered?

We offer the following pathways:

  • Administrative Support [PDF] —This pathway prepares students to work in an office setting to create spreadsheets; manage databases; prepare presentations, reports, and documents; and engage with customers and coworkers.
  • General Management [PDF] —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:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Office Manager

What is the salary outlook?

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Administrative Assistant—$37,230/year
  • Administrative Service Manager—$90,050/year
  • Customer Service Representative—$32,300/year
  • Human Resources Manager—$106,910/year

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016 Edition.

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

  • Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)
  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Business Information Processing Exam
  • The NOCTI General Management Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Fundamental Business Concepts Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Entrepreneurship/Management Exam