Starting, owning, managing or expanding a business? MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate offers some of the most comprehensive and convenient training in entrepreneurship in the state. Take just two 3-credit hour courses to earn your certificate.
This program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.
Entrepreneurship Certificate courses are called BUS 160 and BUS 162. We no longer use the ENT prefix.
Total Cost of Entrepreneurship Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $1,221.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 6
Semesters to Complete: 2
What makes MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
- We’ve streamlined our Entrepreneurship certificate program to make it faster and less expensive to earn your certificate at MCC. You will learn from actual small business owners and managers who have the real-world experience to help you focus your studies on the most current and relevant topics today.
In addition to the Entrepreneurship Certificate, we offer:
- Business Management AAS
- Business Management Principles Certificate
- International Business Studies Certificate
- Organizational Leadership Certificate
What you need to know about getting your Entrepreneurship Certificate (CIP 52.0701)
|Additional Entrepreneurship Certificate Costs||$615.00||$615.00||$615.00||$615.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with an Entrepreneurship Certificate?
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Business Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1011|
|General and Operations Managers||11-1021|
How will MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
- You will be prepared to start your own business and/or help to manage a small business.
- You will develop a business plan to help you succeed in your business that can be used to help you seek funding.
By the Numbers:
- Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.
- The 600,000 plus franchised small businesses in the U.S. account for 40% of all retail sales and provide jobs for some 8 million people.
- The number of small businesses in the United States has increased 49% since 1982.
- Since 1990, as big business eliminated 4 million jobs, small businesses added 8 million new jobs.
What have graduates gone on to do?
- Open and manage a photography studio
- Own and operate a senior healthcare service company
- Manage a family-owned bakery
- Obtain a patent for product ideas
- Secure shelf space in local shops for salsas and hot sauces
Outside of the Classroom
- Ask about internship opportunities.
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