Business & Finance

  • Are you entrepreneurial?
  • Are you good with numbers and details?
  • Would you like a career that offers a wide range of possibilities?

Career Overview

Careers in business take a variety of paths and open up a range of opportunities at every skill level. These include Administrative Support, Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship. Education requirements for careers in Business range from less than a high school diploma and short-term on-the-job training for stock clerks and order fillers to a bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of work experience in a related occupation for those such as computer and information systems managers. People in this industry have knowledge of economics and accounting, and skills in critical thinking, attention to detail, active listening, public speaking, writing, and judgment/decision making.


Short-term (1-month to 2-years)
Qualifications: HS Diploma or Equivalent

  • Accounting
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Retail Management

Career Options Available with Certification

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ($26K – $40K)
  • Tax Preparers ($31K – 48K)

Associate Degree Programs 

Medium-term (2 – 3 years)
Qualifications: Post-Secondary Enrollment

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Careers
  • Management
  • Marketing

Career Options Available with Associate’s Degree

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ($40K – $58K)
  • Tax Preparers ($48K – $65K)
  • Human Resource Assistants ($30K – $42K – $52K)
  • Administrative Services Managers ($52K – $88K – $134K)

Bachelor Degree Programs 

Long-term (4+ years)
Qualifications: Post-Secondary Enrollment 

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management 
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Career Options Available with Bachelor’s Degree

  • Financial Managers ($59K – $103K – $166K)
  • General & Operations Managers ($49K — $99K — $197K)
  • Management Analysts ($49K – $76K – $114K)
  • Compliance Officers ($42K – $66K – $96K)
  • Human Resources Specialists ($40K – $61K – $96K)
  • Business Operations Specialists ($42K – $70K – $106K)
  • Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists ($35K — $55K — $91K)

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