Business College-NOW (Ashland University)

Program Information

In cooperation with Ashland University, Business College-NOW offers qualified students a no-cost opportunity to delve into the world of business and finance as they acquire fundamental business skills and an understanding of how different business functions connect with the complex global economy.   Students will spend their school day on the Ashland University campus as they are also enrolled in general education classes.  On completion of all requirements, Business College-NOW students will end their senior year with both a high school diploma and an associate degree in business from Ashland University.  (Students enrolling in this program must meet specific grade, attendance, and ACT/ACCUPLACER score requirements along with positive recommendations from their associate high school personnel.)  

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Rita Wiening

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Basic Business Principles
  • Financial Accounting
  • Personal Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Transfer Capstone
  • Time and Schedule Management
  • Interpersonal Business Etiquette


Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you're interested in:

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Purchasing
  • Human Resources
  • Entrepreneurship

With further education you can become a:

  • CPA
  • Market analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Business executive
  • Wall St. trader
  • Investment banker



Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!


First Class Gets Oriented
Orientation was the name of the game for these ten enterprising students who make up the first class for Business College-NOW.  

On-Campus Work Has Begun

Business College-NOW students are at work in their classes on the Ashland University campus.   Management skills were the topic on this day in their Business class.  

Looking Forward
Business College-NOW is already looking forward to next year as Ashland University Professor Weining met with prospective students and gave a presentation during the annual Sophomore Visitation.  

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