Program: General Business
Award: Career Studies Certificate

Overview

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in business or to upgrade skills who are currently working in business.

What will I learn?

Students enrolled in this program will learn how to…

  • Demonstrate oral and written presentation skills
  • Use leadership, ethical standards and team building skills
  • Use technology to analyze and solve problems
  • Use basic computation skills

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this career studies certificate in one semester. 

What is the job outlook for careers in General Business?

As of the first quarter of 2020, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for General & Operations Managers was 10,449.  Over the last three years, this field added 819 jobs in the region (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation General and Operations Manager, August 2020).  

How much will I earn in this career?

Below are the 2019 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.

  Entry Level Mean Experienced
General & Operations Managers $54,600 $116,500 $147,500

 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, August 2020)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.