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Business and Marketing Program Summary

Summary of the programs and service that support business and marketing.

Programs and Services

California Department of Education staff provides leadership for the following programs and services that support business and marketing education:


The federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act provides funds annually to support state and local business and marketing education programs.

Students Served

The largest career-technical education enrollment in California is Business and Marketing Education, serving over 650,000 students annually. Additionally, the California Department of Education supports two career-technical student organizations–DECA and FBLA. These two leadership training organizations annually serve over 9,200 students.

More than 4,000 instructional programs in Business Education are offered in secondary schools, Regional Occupational Centers/Programs, and adult schools.


California Department of Education supports the following business and marketing programs and services resulting in a variety of tangible outcomes:

Benefits for Students

Business and marketing education programs and services provide the following benefits for students:

Contact Information

Career Technical Education (CTE) Leadership and Instructional Support Office
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions:   CTE Leadership and Instructional Support | 916-322-5050
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