Entrepreneurship (Certificate)


The Entrepreneurship certificate provides students who already possess specific technical or innovative abilities with key entrepreneurial skills to launch a new business. The program, which can be completed over two semesters, aims to increase the likelihood of your success by reinforcing the concepts and skills necessary to create, design and launch a successful new business.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation.

An Entrepreneurship associate degree program, which also includes an internship, also is offered by the college.

This program is offered by the Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Department.

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Program Highlights

  • Credits earned in this program are directly applicable to the Entrepreneurship A.A.S. degree program.
  • Entrepreneurship credits may be used in other School of Business degree programs, as well, and may also fulfill elective requirements in other programs at the college.

Online Program can be completed by attending online.

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Career and Transfer Opportunities

Since the Entrepreneurship program can help you establish any number of small business opportunities, your career path is completely in your hands. Entrepreneurship, defined as non-farm proprietary business owners, is on the rise in the United States, and now accounts for more than 20 percent of all jobs.

The Center for Careers and Transfer offers Career Services and Transfer Services to all students.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the core areas of entrepreneurship and business.
  2. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  3. Understanding the process of making ethical business decisions.
  4. Use critical thinking skills to interpret quantitative and qualitative data to assess entrepreneurial opportunities and business scenarios.

For more information regarding this program, please contact:

Ricky P. Thibodeau
Department Chairperson
Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Department
Brahan Hall, Room 220
(518) 629-7148

For more information about admission to this program, please contact:

Admissions Office
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
(518) 629-7309