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East Rowan High School

Business and Marketing Academy

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Learn industry recognized skills in the areas of productivity software, ecommerce, accounting, marketing and entrepreneurship. Join students with like-interests and career goals by participating and competing in East’s award-winning Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Students apply entrepreneurial skills in specialized business internships and market local businesses through website development.

Industry Credentials

  • Soft Skills
  • Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Everfi & W!se Financial
  • Quickbooks

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Business and Marketing Academy of East Rowan High School to prepare students for the twenty-first century through an academic concentration on business and marketing specialties and includes rigorous academic requirements, service learning through Future Business Leaders of America, and appropriate work-based learning experiences in preparation for post-secondary education and the work force.

Our Purpose

  • To provide students in Rowan-Salisbury Schools an opportunity for in-depth study in a business or marketing specialty
  • To provide students an opportunity to build stronger, more comprehensive workplace skills
  • To enhance the connection between the high school courses and the real world of business and marketing
  • To recognize the importance of participation in professional organizations by participating and competing in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Student Benefits

  • Opportunities to earn multiple industry certifications
  • Opportunities to earn NC community college credit and high school credit simultaneously
  • Opportunities for experience in work-based and other service learning experiences
  • Creation of an electronic portfolio which may be used for future scholarships, college admission and employment
  • Opportunities for development of leadership and team work skills through FBLA particiation and competition
  • Opportunities to participate in field trips, partnerships with colleges and local businesses

How can I apply?

Any student may apply to ERHS Business and Marketing Academy regardless of their current district.

For more information about joining our Business and Marketing Academy, you should meet with a guidance counselor to determine if our academy aligns with your goals for high school and beyond.

The forms you need can be found here:

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Contact Us

East Rowan High School
175 St. Lukes Church Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 279-5232



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