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?

Camp’s service area is in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region.  There are a projected 254 job openings in this region each year for secretaries and administrative assistants (224) should this be the group of secretaries/admin assts. Except medical, legal and Executive? (130), sales managers (20), and marketing managers (10). (Source:  Virginia Labor Market Information Occupational Projections for the Hampton Roads Region 2012-2022.)

How much will I earn in this career?

Salaries for General Business jobs in Virginia

 

Bottom

Median

High

Secretaries & Administrative Assistants

$39,050

$58,240

$84,010

Sales Managers

$67,630

$155,790

Data Not Available

Marketing Managers

$88,110

$153,340

Data Not Available

(Source:  Virginia Education Wizard www.vawizard.org, 7-23-19)

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