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Business is the backbone of California’s economy. Rapid technological advances and the globalization of financial markets around the globe will continue to drive a variety of new and exciting career opportunities in this sector for the foreseeable future. A degree or certificate from your local community college can catapult you into your new career.

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Careers in Business and Entrepreneurship

Businesses-big and small-start with a career education. Business and entrepreneurship sector grads are making their own way in these careers.

Professional, Technical & Scientific Services | Personal & Laundry Services | Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods | Food & Beverage Services | Administrative & Support Services | Specialty Trade Contractors | Building Construction | Repair & Maintenance | Clothing Stores

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Skills Gained

Get the critical knowledge and tools to succeed in a business and entrepreneurship career.

Opportunity Recognition | Social Awareness | Cultural Sensitivity | Creative Thinking | Time Management | Problem Solving | Interpersonal | Customer Service | Math | Strategic Planning | Organizational Tools | Management | Computer Proficiency | Office Dynamics | Organization

Earning Potential for Careers in Business and Entrepreneurship

Your Career Education in business and entrepreneurship opens doors to bigger opportunities, higher salaries, and more!

  • Accountants and Auditors: $45,220-$128,680
  • Advertising Sales Agent: $27,050-$63,900
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks: $27,050-$63,900
  • Financial Clerks: $30,140-$65,850
  • Office and Administrative Support: $22,890-$61,620
  • Public Relations Specialists: $35,350-$118,210
  • Secretaries & Administrative Assistants: $35,350-$118,210
  • Real Estate Agents: $25,100-$112,410
  • Tax Preparers: $35,350-$118,210

After graduating from here, I already knew what I wanted to do. I feel very confident. It’s shaped me into the student that I am now. 

Future BUILT student

Business and Entrepreneurship Facts

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The LA/OC region has the largest number of small businesses and the highest total small business sales in the state.

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There are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States. Small businesses comprise 99.9% of all United States businesses.

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Leadership skills developed in the military often provide a strong foundation for career success. Orange County veterans also have higher rates of employment than the national average in jobs related to business operations.

Orange County Community Colleges