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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.
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Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in the Business programs.
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.
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.
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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 chose 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.
Other Business Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Agricultural Business Management: Associate of Science Degree - articulated with OSU
- Business Administration: Associate of Science Degree - articulated with SOU
- Business Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Entrepreneurship: Pathway Certificate
- Financial Services: Pathway Certificate
- Marketing: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Supervision: One-year Certificate
- WAFC Retail Management Certificate
Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA
If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.
Money for College
Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.
- Pell Grants part of FAFSA (for undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.)
- Federal Work Study part of FAFSA (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
- Scholarships, OSAC, FAFSA, and more (Sources of money for college.)
- UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
At UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Toni Clough - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Business