Major Code: 1504
Entrepreneurship is the process of identifying a need in the marketplace and starting a business to fulfill that need. Today, entrepreneurship is seen as a vital way to grow the economy. This certificate transitions fully into an A.A.S. Degree in the Management Entrepreneurship Concentration.
Program Goals and Objectives
Upon completion of the program, graduates will:
- Have an appropriate mastery of general business terminology, principles, practices and skills.
- Understand the roles of manager, management theory, organizational structure and culture, and develop key managerial skills to be used at any level of management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of leadership fundamentals, effective team building, motivation theories and the strategic decision making process.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the terminology and concepts associated with managing a small business.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the business plan and gain experience in preparing one.
- Understand the entrepreneurship process from innovation to implementation.
Program outcomes are assessed by capstone courses, exit interview, employer surveys, and program specific exit exams. General education outcomes are assessed by a general education portfolio.
The Entrepreneurship program prepares graduates for employment as: general and operations Managers. www.onetonline.org
Gainful Employment Information
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook reports that the annual median salary (May 2012) for General/Administrative Services Manager is $46,810 per year and only a 1% job outlook growth rate (average rate), 2012-20. Experience, education, and certification all increase earning potential.
Tuition and Fees*:
$4,520 In-State Resident
CB Certification Exam: $395
Graduation Rate: N/A
Job Placement Rate: 72% (college average)
Median Loan Debt: N/A
*Actual costs may vary.