STRIDE CAREER PREP
Open the Door to a World of Opportunities
From social media to billboards, marketing is all around us. Learn how to apply and grow your creativity.
Which pathway is 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.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Business Operations Specialist
- Insurance Sales Agent
- Customer Service Representative
- Promotions Manager
- Media Buyer/Planner
- Public Relations Manager
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Customer Service Representative—$34,710/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)**
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.
** 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.