Business Management

Which pathways are offered?

  • Administrative Support—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—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
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Office Manager

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location but approximate sample career salaries include:

  • Administrative Assistant—$38,880/year
  • Administrative Service Manager—$96,180/year
  • Customer Service Representative—$33,750/year

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 12, 2019.

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