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Certificate of Completion in Small Business Start-Up

Earn Your Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Start-Up!

Student Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Start-Up is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to become entrepreneurs. It is a flexible program that consists of 1, 2, and 3 credit courses that can be offered in a variety of formats (online, on ground, accelerated) to support the schedules of prospective small business owners. Courses provide a background in marketing, management, finance, and a capstone course in which students complete a business plan. The goal of the Small Business Start-Up certificate is to create a foundation for prospective small business owners and contribute to the long-term success of the business community.

CIPS Code: 52.0703

Required Courses: 12
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
SBS213 Hiring and Management Employees 1
SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
SBS220 Internet Marketing for Small Business 2
SBS230 Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2
Click any of the above courses for detailed information and register for it today! **


  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 12.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information.