Business, Management and Finance

  • High school boy in math class If exploring a career in banking, financial services, office administration or management or accounting is interesting to you, or if you dream of starting your own business and want to have the skills to do it right, then programs in the Business, Management and Finance cluster are right for you.

    In this pathway, students can earn industry certifications and have the opportunity to take the College Board “College-Level Examination Program" test new window in financial accounting, principles of management, and principles of marketing. Through membership in business-oriented student organizations, students gain opportunities in leadership, personal growth and career development.

    The Academy of Finance, developed by the National Academy Foundation new window, provides students with a broad understanding of financial and economic concepts. In addition to an internship, students may complete a college-level finance course during their senior year.

    Business Administrative Services prepares students for entry-level support positions in office environments as well as for college courses in business and management. Graduates may also earn industry certification in several Microsoft products.

    The Business Management program includes courses in the principles of business, administration and management, financial management and entrepreneurship. Students can graduate with up to 6 college credits in entrepreneurship through Baltimore City Community College.

    In the Finance and Accounting program, students hone their decision making as they learn about financial management, communication, specialized software use, human resource management, problem solving, teamwork and networking. Three college credits can be earned through the Community College of Baltimore County.

    The Marketing program teaches about the consumer’s role, and engages students in research in global marketing, developing a marketing plan and the importance of ethics and social responsibility. Internships and mentored projects are highly recommended. Three college credits can be earned through the Community College of Baltimore County.