Business

Which pathways are offered?

  • Business Marketing 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:

  • Administrative Support Representative
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Independent Distributor

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Customer Service Representative—$33,750/year
  • Human Resources Specialist—$60,880/year
  • Management Consultant—$83,610/year

*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 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) General Management Exam
  • CTECS Workplace Readiness Assessment
  • CTECS Idaho Business Management