Business Studies

Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy. Finance careers involve services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management. Careers in Marketing include planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

Maine Certified Industry Standards for CIPs 52.0201, 52.0302, 52.0401, 52.0407, 52.0408


  • Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (CEE)

    *The NBEA standards are proprietary information. Career and technical education instructors teaching to this standard are advised to refer to NBEA published textbooks to assure appropriate coverage of the standards and related competencies.

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education Documents

  • Business Functions Standards and Competencies (DOC, 65KB)
  • Ready Skills Standards and Competencies (DOC, 54KB)

Approved Secondary Business Studies Programs

Augusta Capital Area Technical Center
Bangor United Technologies Center
Biddeford Biddeford Regional Center of Technology
Farmington Foster Technology Center
Lewiston Lewiston Regional Technical Center
Naples Lake Region Vocational Center
Norway Oxford Hills Technical High School, Region 11
Presque Isle Presque Isle Regional Career & Technical Center
Van Buren MSAD 24
Westbrook Westbrook Regional Vocational Center