Business Education will prepare you for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in business through:
- Technical instruction in the classroom.
- Experiential education through the laboratory.
- Student internships.
- Leadership and personal development by participating in student leadership organizations.
Business Education Pathways
Below are the four Career Pathways in Business Education:
Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.
Student Leadership Organization
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the student leadership organization for Business Education. FBLA will provide you with opportunities for leadership, community involvement, business partnerships, and competition with other students in events ranging from Public Speaking to Job Interview to Parliamentary Procedures.You Will Learn
- Leadership and employability skills
- Time management
- Effective communication
- Problem solving skills
Each course in Business Education will prepare you to advance toward higher education as well as acquire immediate job skills. Whether itís business Web page design or creating a magazine layout in desktop publishing, you will learn how to become a productive employee and gain the skills to increase your earning potential while still in high school.
After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.