Career And College Prep
Bank on Your Future
Finance career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy and require skills in organization, money management, analytics, and communication.
Which pathways are offered?
Accounting—This pathway prepares students for careers that record, classify, summarize, analyze, and communicate a business’s financial information and transactions for management decision-making. Accounting can include bookkeeping, systems design, analysis, and interpretation of accounting information.
Business Finance—This pathway prepares students for careers that record, classify, summarize, analyze, and communicate a business’s financial information and transactions in management decision-making.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
- Accountant executive
- Bill and account collector
- Tax preparer
- Financial analyst
- Financial clerk
- Loan officer
- Personal financial advisor
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location.
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?***
- ICEV Southwest Airlines Professional Communications
- Microsoft®️ Office Specialist***
***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.