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 first quarter of 2021, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for General & Operations Managers was 10,117. There is projected annual demand/need for 881 new entrants into this occupation (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation General and Operations Manager, July 2021).

How much will I earn in this career?

Below are the 2020 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.

  Entry Level Mean Experienced
General & Operations Managers $53,800 $111,500 $140,300

 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, July 2021)

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