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Entrepreneurship

Pathway Certificate

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The Entrepreneurship Career Pathways Certificate is an exciting new program that will help you start and effectively operate your own small business.

The program builds skills in many areas critical to the success of a small business owner, such as written and verbal communication, marketing, business law, accounting, financial management, and small business development. Many aspects of starting and running a small business are encompassed in the certificate - from initial evaluation of a business idea and developing a business plan, to managing the small business and record keeping. The degree courses can be taken fully online.

Ready to get started?

It's easy and only requires TWO steps.

Step 1

Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in Business programs.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Careers

The Entrepreneurship certificate prepares students to develop and operate their own business, run a family-owned business, and pursue new business initiatives in larger established businesses. Students will learn how to identify, evaluate, and develop business opportunities into successful businesses.

Catalog Info

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Advising Guide

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Program Requirements

The Entrepreneurship Pathways Certificate takes less than one year and has the flexibility to meet your individual needs. Almost a third of the required curriculum is electives, which means you can choose from an entrepreneur’s dream list of subjects, including international business, web page design, communicating with employees, and technical report writing.

Students entering the program are expected to have basic keyboarding and computer skills with business application software such as Word and Excel. If you do not have these basic skills, you should take Introduction to Computer Information Systems (CIS 120) during your first term at UCC.

Placement scores indicating MTH 020 or higher and WR 115 or higher are required for entry into the program.

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High School Students

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Why UCC?

why-uccEngineering technology faculty members at UCC have practical experience working in business and industry. They bring their real world experience into the classroom. Faculty members network with employers, and are able to work cooperatively with the UCC Advising and Career Center to assist you in finding internships and permanent employment.

Contact

Prospective students should contact an Enrollment Advisor to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Toni Clough - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Business
Phone: 541-440-7790

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