|Howard High School of Technology|
Academy of Finance and Business
Howard’s Academy of Finance and Business offers a three-year program of study for approximately 75 high school students interested in pursuing careers and post-secondary education in the financial services field. The specialized curriculum, developed with industry professionals, is taught in the classroom and practiced in the workplace. Beginning in the 10th grade, Academy students spend half of each school day taking a full range of academic courses, learning economic and business principles as well as practical skills for the workplace such as human relations, business communications, and job readiness.
Howard’s Academy is affiliated with the National Academy Foundation (NAF), a non-profit organization that sustains a national network of career academies to prepare youth for personal and professional success. Students may earn college credit through Tech Prep Agreements and dual enrollment. Employment opportunities following high school graduation: bookkeepers, customer service representatives, payroll clerks, bank tellers, account clerks, credit analysts, financial product representatives, and insurance.
Employment opportunities available after high school graduation or with a 2-year degree:
Accountant, Telecommunications, Credit Analyst, Securities Professional, Financial Products Representative, Real Estate Administration, Insurance Representative, Customer Service Representative