Finance

Which pathways are offered?

We offer the following pathways:

  • Business Finance [PDF]—This pathway prepares students to work in a business setting to manage and implement policy and strategy for an organization's capital structure, budgeting, acquisition and investment, financial modeling and planning, funding, dividends, and taxation.
  • Business Accounting [PDF]—This pathway prepares students to work in a business setting with charts, data, and numbers and to manage money and finances.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Bill and Account Collector
  • Controller
  • Benefits Specialist

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Benefits Specialists—$62,680/year
  • Accountant—$69,350/year
  • Bill and Account Collector—$35,330/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 industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Financial and Managerial Accounting Exam
  • A*S*K Business Institute Finance Exam