Essential for all students whether they enter the work force immediately after high school, after college, or after advanced technical training. All jobs require the use of business skills and knowledge. Therefore, a minimum of one semester of business is required for graduation. A full year of business is recommended.
The business and technology education program is a state approved vocational program and is based on state standards for business education. These standards include a full year of business as recommended by the Michigan State Department of Education.
The Business, Management, Marketing, and Information Technology Career Pathway for the State of Michigan incorporates the business career clusters of the federal government into the three strands of the State’s career pathways; business management and administration, finance, and technology.