This certificate combines a practical, step-by-step approach with a theoretical foundation to form a basic framework for understanding the theory, process, and practice of entrepreneurship. The aim of the certificate is to present the most current thinking in entrepreneurship as well as provide learners the opportunity to apply ideas and develop useful entrepreneurial skills.

Program Title:

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 19
Award Outcomes:
  • Solve business problems.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
  • Apply marketing concepts and strategies.
  • Apply supervision concepts to business problems.
  • Utilize financial concepts in analysis of business problems.

Career Opportunities:
This occupational area complements any other certificate, diploma or degree. Someone with this certificate will work within banks, insurance companies, health care facilities, government agencies, educational institutions, retail industries, and various service and manufacturing businesses. Entrepreneurs work with virtually every industry in the American economy: finance, real estate, insurance, health-care, manufacturing, construction, automotive and retail industries. In recent years, the allure of entrepreneurship has increased, with the results that more people than ever before are choosing to operate their own business.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 19 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 19 Credits
ACCT1410 Business Finance 3
BUSN1000 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN1010 Marketing Concepts and Strategies 4
BUSN1020 Introduction to Selling 3
BUSN1100 Supervision 3
BUSN1510 Entrepreneurship 3
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits