Program: General Business
Award: Career Studies Certificate


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 second quarter of 2023, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for General & Operations Managers was 16,329. There is projected annual demand/need for 1,352 new entrants into this occupation (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation General and Operations Manager, January 2024).  

How much will I earn in this career?

Below are the 2023 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.

  Entry Level Mean Experienced
General & Operations Managers $56,100 $118,000 $149,000

 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, January 2024)

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