WNY P-Tech Academy students working on a project.
  • Career and Degree Pathways

    The WNY Tech Academy partners with Genesee Community College. Students can choose from four-degree paths. Each is a gateway to profitable and fulfilling careers that are in demand by local industries.

    Accounting A.A.S.

    What is one of the most important factors affecting the long-term success of any company? Financial stability. Individuals with a strong background in accounting are essential to preserving that stability. Young accountants find their talents highly sought-after across a wide range of industries, from small firms to government work to multinational corporations. The WNY P-Tech Academy prepares students with problem-solving, math and business skills, accounting concepts and methods, and the ethical principles they will need to excel in the field.

    Job Opportunities for Graduates

    • Accountant

    • Auditor

    • Bioinformatics technician

    • Bookkeeping, accounting, auditing clerk

    • Brokerage clerk

    Supply Chain Management A.A.S.

    What does it take to get the right product in front of the right person, at the right time, at a price that will not only sell but sell for a profit? The answer is Supply Chain Management. Supply chain managers control the efficient, cost-effective flow and storage of materials. The massive growth in this field is projected to be 30 percent through 2030. The WNY P-Tech Academy gives students the organizational, interpersonal, science, and math skills they need to build a career in this profitable and growing field.

    Job Opportunities for Graduates

    • Order processor

    • Procurement specialist

    • Product specialist

    • Purchasing expeditor/ analyst

    • Sales representative

    Entrepreneurship, Business Administration A.A.S.

    In today’s economy, entrepreneurship drives and renews economic growth. Privately owned businesses create jobs, provide employment opportunities, and promote competition in the marketplace. These are all great qualities to foster a healthy economy. Operating a business gives creative freedom. Ambition, ingenuity, critical thinking, good communication skills paired with technology and business skills provide a strong foundation to take creative business aspirations to the next level.

    The sky’s the limit for entrepreneurship! If you identify a need and meet that need for your customers for a price, you can be an entrepreneur. Finding your niche is key, and then putting your business skills to good use!

    Job Opportunities for Graduates

    • Online Business Owner

    • Shop Owner

    • Web Designer

    • Photographer

    • Landscaper

    Marketing and Social Media, Business Administration A.A.S.

    Business communication and promotion rely, primarily, on social media platforms. Whether a business owner, marketing specialist, or manager, in charge of outreach for the company or a social media specialist, understanding social media is critical to success. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, and TikTok are just a few of the social media outlets that could promote and grow a business as well as transform how organizations conduct their business. Making an integrated, multi-channel social media strategy is necessary and essentially is the company’s voice. Learning how to utilize social media effectively will shape the company brand, increase revenue, and build a customer base. Marketing and Social Media students immerse themselves in business, advertising, marketing, creative problem solving, and web development.

    Job Opportunities for Graduates

    • Public Relations Specialist

    • Marketing Manager

    • Multi-Media Journalist

    • Blogger/ Content Developer

    • Digital Marketing Consultant