Business, Finance and Information Technology Education is designed to prepare graduates as viable competitors in the business world and for advanced educational opportunities. The instructional program includes experiences at the high school level with career majors that provide knowledge/skill development in the following clusters/pathways:
The basic skills of reading, writing, and computation are an integral part of the business, finance and information technology program. Computer literacy and proficiency in the various applications are emphasized. Development of human relations/interpersonal, employability, economic, critical thinking, inquiry-based problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills is a part of each of the career majors. Coursework is rigorous and leads to numerous dual-credit and industry certifications that provide valuable educational assets to students graduating from MMSD. Opportunities to develop and apply leadership, social, civic, and business-related skills are provided through DECA and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), the Career-Technical Student Organizations for business, finance and information technology students. Integration of the entire business program with appropriate academic concepts/courses is strongly encouraged.
Business, Marketing, and IT programs offer coursework that provides and develops life skills needed by every student. BMIT Life Skills courswork includes:
- Digital Technologies
- Business Technologies
- Personal Finance
- Career Exploration