Business Technology

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From a Fortune 500 company to an innovative, entrepreneurial start-up, the Business Technology (BT) shop prepares students for a career in the sophisticated, ever-changing world of business.  This program is ideal for a student who aspires to discover and harness their inner talents while becoming a well-rounded young professional leader gaining skills to be self-disciplined, analytical, and creative. 

BT students earn certifications in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access, as well as the OSHA 10-hour Safety Certification.  Additional certification is available for Google Data Analytics.  Students experience the business environment through field trips, guest speakers, live work, junior/senior cooperative opportunities, developing a business plan, and facilitating the annual Aztec Wishes holiday gift drive benefitting more than 75 to 100 local families for 25+ years.      

In addition to technical software training, Business Technology provides hands-on learning in:

  • Accounting (with an articulation agreement with Nichols College)

  • Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks)

  • Web Page Development (HTML)

  • Business Communications

  • Business Management & Operations

  • Finance & Investing

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing & Social Media Marketing

  • Data Analytics (Google Certificate available)

  • Project & Event Management

  • Financial Literacy

  • Office Procedures

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    Sharon Bogere
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    Catherine Shanahan
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    BT graduates begin careers in a wide venue of business opportunities:

    TECHNICAL & PROFESSIONAL CAREERS
    DIRECT ENTRY INTO WORKFORCE

    • Receptionist
    • Bookkeeper
    • Bank teller
    • Social media strategist
    • Entrepreneur

    Starting Salary: $35,000

     

    POST-SECONDARY CERTIFICATE/LICENSE

    • Administrative assistant
    • Legal secretary
    • Payroll supervisor
    • Office manager
    • Sales representative
    • Executive assistant

    Starting Salary: $45,000

     

    UNIVERSITY DEGREE

    • Accountant
    • Data analyst
    • Financial analyst
    • Personal financial advisor
    • Marketing manager
    • Social media manager
    • Entrepreneur
    • Medical services manager

    Starting Salary: $75,000

     

    ADVANCED CAREERS

    • Certified public accountant
    • Lawyer
    • Chief executive officer
    • Business analyst
    • Investment portfolio manager
    • Actuary

    Starting Salary: $100,000

     

    JOB GROWTH

    Employment in the business industry is projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.