Marketing & Financial ServicesPA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
This program is an excellent fit for students who are interested in careers in marketing, financial services, social media and sales. Students planning on continuing their education are thoroughly prepared for post-secondary studies in business administration, marketing, finance and more. Students who want to own their own business will gain the crucial skills necessary to be successful. Emphasis is put on effective public speaking, because the ability to communicate ideas persuasively and effectively is a skill that is necessary to be successful in virtually any career.Sample Career SkillsBeginner:
- Learn how to manage your finances in order to budget, calculate gross pay, credit cards, student loans and write checks
- Begin a career portfolio and develop public speaking skills
- Learn about social media marketing through classwork and hands-on experience
- Gain a better understanding of marketing and advertising fundamentals
- Develop the skills necessary to build your own business plan
- Gain hands-on experience through a co-op, internship or job placement with a real world employer
Certifications (3)A*S*K CertificationCareer SafePennsylvania Skills Certificate
College Credits (3)Earn up to 3 credits.Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
Workplace Opportunities (12)Some notable partners include: Happy Turtle Marketing, the Chester County Economic Development Council, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Citadel Federal Credit Union, Harcum College and more!The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list.