Small Business, Certificate of Achievement

The Small Business Management Certificate, offered through the Business Administration program, is a 12 credit certificate program that includes three required courses: Elements of Accounting, Small Business PlanningĀ and Finance, and Small Business Operations. It also includes an elective course, either Customer Relations or Advertising.


The certificate provides a broad, comprehensive introduction and study of the essential components of starting and running a small business. It culminates in a capstone course, Small Business Operations that incorporates all aspects of the certificateā€™s coursework.


The Small Business Management Certificate takes a practical, hands-on approach to small business by providing an up-to-date foundation by exploring current planning, financing, accounting, advertising, customer relations and management concepts.