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Entrepreneurship, CAS

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Major Code: 1504

Program Description

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 Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will:

  •  Apply current business concepts and laws to develop legal and ethical business practices.
  • Analyze accurate financial information for taxes and business decision making.
  • Apply marketing principles to promote a product, service, or business.
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan to launch an entrepreneurial business. 

Program Assessment

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
$11,420 Non-Resident
Books*: $1,300
CB Certification Exam: $395
Graduation Rate: N/A
Job Placement Rate: 72% (college average)
Median Loan Debt: N/A

*Actual costs may vary.

Certificate Requirements

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