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Entrepreneurship (certificate)

Official Title of Certificate: Entrepreneurship, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 18 

About the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute

Purpose: A certificate in entrepreneurship provides you with the basic skills to start your own venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, join entrepreneurial ventures, or work for an established organization. Regardless of size, all businesses need managers who can identify opportunities, obtain resources, plan, organize, direct, and control work to accomplish business objectives. Topics covered during coursework include entrepreneurial thinking and opportunity recognition, developing a business plan, small business accounting, sales and marketing for small business, and legal issues.

Online Degrees and Credit Certificates

This program can be completed fully online. Some online courses may require proctored exams or on-campus assessments at a testing center.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101  or ENG 101A . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

Construction Management Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

The college also offers a Construction Management Entrepreneurship certificate program which prepares students to launch and operate their own ventures or to take a leadership role in an existing business or organization. For information, call 410-777-2442.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Use communication skills appropriate for a business environment.
  2. Use research methods to support business decision making.
  3. Identify and compare various forms of business ownership.
  4. Construct financial statements.
  5. Use financial information to make more informed business decisions.
  6. Apply current business concepts and laws to ensure legal and ethical business practices.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Offerings

Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

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