Tyler Junior College

Business Management

Career Opportunities

Bookkeeping

When you get right down to it, the business world as we know it is heavily dependent upon bookkeeping. If you're good with numbers and possess organizational skills, a bookkeeping career is a great way to profit. Our bookkeeping certificate program will get you well-versed in the accounting practices you'll need to succeed. We'll help sharpen your skillset so that you can stay up on the cutting edge of technology and ahead of the competetion. 

Reports from the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, shows projected employment increases of 11.4% in bookkeeping and 13.1% in accounting/auditing between 2012 and 2022. 

Manager

Graduates with a two-year business management degree are employed in mid-level management positions. The tasks they perform vary from business to business but usually involve the supervision of other employees and ensuring that the operating procedures of a given area within the business are conducted in an efficient, profitable, and cost-effective manner. Gathering data and organizing information for reports and making recommendations to superiors is routine.

Reports from the U.s Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, shows projected employment increases between 2012 and 2022 of: 7.2% in management occupations, 12.6% customer service representatives, 12.4% general and operational management, 12% business unit manager. 

Leadership

 As organizations continue to grow there is an increasing demand for capable leaders at all levels of an organization. Leadership is focused on providing a vision for an organization, department, or team and motivating individuals to achieve that vision. Leadership is a unique discipline that requires different skills than management, yet they work hand in hand to achieve an organization's goals. Promotional opportunities are greater for individuals who have proven leadership and management skills. Our certificate provides a practical and applied study (see Leadership class link).

Reports from the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, shows projected employment increases of 12% in business unit managers between 2012 and 2022. 

Retail Estate

Because of the complexity of buying or selling a home or commercial property, people often seek help from real estate brokers and sales agents; that’s where you come in. The Real Estate certificate program serves as your gateway toward a lucrative career in the real estate industry. As an agent, you must be knowledgeable about the market in order to be prosperous, which is why we’ve developed a program that will guide you on the right path in doing so.

Our certificate offers you a broad-based knowledge of core areas within the field including real estate law, contracts, finance, and mathematics. Licensing requirements for real estate professionals vary by state.  This program meets and exceeds the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) educational standards for real estate sales licensing requirements.

Reports from the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, shows projected employment increases of 11% in real estate broker and sales occupations between 2012 and 2022.

Retail Management

If you’re detail oriented, intuitive and are great at building relationships with people, then a career in retail management might be right for you. Retailing is the number one private sector employer, providing one out of every four American jobs.

Our Retail Management certificate program is designed to help you learn to effectively create exciting and impactful retail environments, build brand loyalty and trust, and manage retail business from top to bottom. This, is where you will learn and develop the business skills that will apply to every level of the retail industry.

Reports from the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, shows projected employment increases of 10% in retail occupations between 2012 and 2022.

WAFC Endorsed: The certificate is designed to prepare students for career opportunities and upward mobility in the retail industry and is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains. The certificate course content and learning outcomes mirror those advocated by the National Retail Federation. www.wafc.com

Community Partners: Brookshire’s Grocery Company (BGC) is the founding partner with Tyler Junior College in promoting this training to encourage professional development of their employees.

Small Business Management

The small business management certificate program is well-suited to support the small business owner or entrepreneur who is looking to expand and make their enterprise grow. This cost-efficient program will help you understand how entrepreneurship works and give you relevant, real-world training in launching and operating a small business successfully. You will develop a complete business plan with detailed funding analysis to increase your success potential.

Note: Information and data obtained from Occupational Outlook Handbook, TWC Tracer, and CareerOneStop.