Entrepreneurship (A.A.S.)


Whether you are interested in launching your first business venture, or an existing small business owner looking to grow your current business, the Entrepreneurship degree will give you the necessary skills to pursue that dream.

You will learn the fundamentals for increasing the likelihood of building sustainable success in your venture. Coursework will help you develop an entrepreneurial mindset, understand entrepreneurial finance, small business management, marketing, and legal issues for small business owners.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Some students may choose to continue their education further.

An Entrepreneurship certificate program also is offered by the college.

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

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Program Highlights

  • The program includes an internship opportunity for students to experience entrepreneurship in their own community.
  • Students finish their study with the development of an actionable business plan, ready for financing and implementation.
  • The internet has greatly expanded the possibilities for small entrepreneurs, allowing businesses to establish niche audiences and clientele around the world.

Online Program can be completed by attending online.

Scholarships Available Scholarships available.

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.

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
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