The Business Academy is focused primarily on careers with for-profit companies.
- Business Management
- Retail Management
- Graphic Design
- Culinary Art
- Actuarial Science
Potential Career Opportunities
Paralegal and Legal Assistant
Annual Salary: $33,005 - $79,253
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,470
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Annual Salary: $37,269 - $77,141
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,070
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
Annual Salary: $25,276 - $57,236
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 3,900
Compute, classify, and record numerical data t keep financial records. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtaining primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.
Insurance Claims Clerk
Annual Salary: $30,381 - $54,386
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,010
Process new insurance policies and make modifications to existing policies. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of their information on claims forms, applications and other documents. Update records to reflect changes requested by policyholders.
Computer Support Specialist
Annual Salary: $32,800 - $79,273
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,880
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions and help resolve computer problems for clients in person or via telephone or electronically.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk
Annual Salary: $32,267 - $61,110
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,110
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employee’ time worked, production, and commission. Compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Bill and Account Collector
Annual Salary: $24,825 - $54,878
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,460
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts my bail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting to customer’s account, preparing statements to the credit department, initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection, and record keeping.
Retail Sales Supervisor
Annual Salary: $25,768 - $61,069
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 6,040
Supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an established store or department. Duties may include management of purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work.
Office and Administrative Support Worker
Annual Salary: $19,967 - $49,897
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,180
General clerical duties depending on the business.
Annual Salary: $19,147 - $38,478
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 35,300
Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.