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.
  • Business Information Management (Accounting) [PDF] —This pathway prepares students to work in a business setting with charts, data, and numbers and to manage money and finances.
  • 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
  • Court Reporter
  • Legal Secretary
  • Bill and Account Collector
  • Accountant
  • Loan Officer
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Sports and Entertainment Manager

What is the salary outlook?

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

  • Customer Service Representative—$15/hour
  • Medical Secretary—$15/hour
  • Billing Clerk—$16/hour
  • Accountant—$31/hour
  • Supervisor of Office Workers—$24/hour
  • Sales Manager—$52/hour

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
  • The NOCTI Financial and Managerial Accounting Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Finance Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Fundamental Business Concepts Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Entrepreneurship/Management Exam