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.
  • 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
  • Legal Secretary
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Customer Service Representative 
  • Human Resources Manager 
  • Business Consultant 
  • Office Manager

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Administrative Assistant—$37,870/year
  • Administrative Service Manager—$94,020/year
  • Paralegals—$50,410/year
  • Public Relations Managers—$111,280/year

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 13, 2018. Some of these jobs may require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

Which certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • 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
  • Microsoft Office certifications