Career And College Prep

Business Management

Get Ahead of the Curve

Everyone is looking for ways to ensure they stand out in a crowd of applicants. By exploring your business options now, you can get a leg up on the competition.

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?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Administrative support representative
  • Customer service representative
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Independent distributor
  • Office manager
  • Small business owner
  • Public relations specialist

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

Business student working with her laptop

What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

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

  • ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
  • Microsoft Office certifications (up to two, each attainable in one semester)
  • A*S*K Entrepreneurship/Management Exam 
  • Arizona Technical Skills Assessment