Whether you are interested in starting your own business, following Wall Street or selling the next big product to the masses, Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses in business can help prepare you to take on the global economy in a major way! Our business programs have deep connections to local employers, who work with teachers to ensure that instruction is well aligned with industry needs and practices. Programs in marketing, entrepreneurship, management and accounting can help students develop valuable skills that will prepare them for a future in the world of business and beyond.
We encourage you to explore the programs listed below that Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) offers within the Business field.
When you surf the web, watch television or flip through the pages of a magazine, you will see the work of marketers and advertisers. Students interested in helping businesses make the most of their products and services might want to consider a future in marketing.
Lyman High School has extensive course offerings in marketing, including fashion and sports marketing. Students who pursue a series of courses in marketing will get a head start on their futures in business while preparing themselves to take on the creative work of marketing.
Each program offers a three-credit program of study with a capstone course in Business Ownership.
Marketing programs are offered at Lyman High School and do not have transfer options available.
- Account Manager (Average Salary $49,880)
- Creative Director (Average Salary $81,690)
- Director of Marketing (Average Salary $78,710)
- Event Coordinator (Average Salary $37,430)
- Market Research Analyst (Average Salary $48,720)
Successful entrepreneurs have the ability to develop an idea and take it through the process to become a marketable product or service. If you love shows like Shark Tank and are interested in being your own boss, scheduling your own contracts and managing your own money, you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Lake Howell High School is home to the district’s Program of Emphasis in Entrepreneurship. Students who participate in the program are introduced to the concept of entrepreneurship while also developing the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to start and operate a business.
The Entrepreneurship program is offered at Lake Howell High School and does not have a transfer option available. However, in addition to this program, all Seminole County high schools are expected to infuse entrepreneurship into career and technical education courses.
- Business Consultant (Average Salary $67,250)
- Financial Advisor (Average Salary $50,740)
- Public Relations Specialist (Average Salary $44,380)
- Recruiter (Average Salary $45,225)
Finance and Accounting
Lake Brantley High School offers students an exciting opportunity as an SCPS Program of Emphasis in Finance. The Lake Brantley Academy of Finance connects high school students with the world of financial services and accounting by offering a curriculum that covers banking and credit, financial planning, global finance, securities, insurance, accounting, and economics. The Lake Brantley Academy of Finance is a member of the National Academy Foundation (NAF), which includes over sixty major corporate sponsors.
Students enrolled in the Academy may apply to work as tellers in the Brantley Branch of Central Florida Educators' Federal Credit Union. Students receive one elective course credit while working in the branch. This is the only credit union on a high school campus in Seminole County.