Entrepreneurship Certificate

About Entrepreneurship Certificate

Starting, owning, managing or expanding a business? MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate offers some of the most comprehensive and convenient training in entrepreneurship in the state. Take just two three-credit hour courses to earn your certificate.

This program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

Total Costs of Entrepreneurship Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $1,667

Credit Hours to Complete: 12

Weeks to Complete: 16

What you need to know about getting your Entrepreneurship Certificate (CIP 52.0701)

Total Entrepreneurship Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,338 $4,538 $5,642 $5,642
Additional Costs $329 $329 $329 $329
Program Total $1,667 $4,867 $5,971 $5,971

What makes MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

  • We’ve streamlined our Entrepreneurship certificate program to make it faster and less expensive to earn your certificate at MCC. You will learn from actual small business owners and managers who have the real-world experience to help you focus your studies on the most current and relevant topics today.

In addition to the Entrepreneurship Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Entrepreneurship Certificate

Occupations that Entrepreneurship Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Chief Executives 11-1011
General and Operations Managers 11-1021
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011

How will MCC's Entrepreneurship Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

  • You will be prepared to start your own business and/or help to manage a small business.
  • You will develop a business plan to help you succeed in your business that can be used to help you seek funding.

By the Numbers:

  • Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.
  • The 600,000 plus franchised small businesses in the U.S. account for 40% of all retail sales and provide jobs for some 8 million people.
  • The number of small businesses in the United States has increased 49% since 1982.
  • Since 1990, as big business eliminated 4 million jobs, small businesses added 8 million new jobs.

What have graduates gone on to do?

  • Open and manage a photography studio
  • Own and operate a senior healthcare service company
  • Manage a family-owned bakery
  • Obtain a patent for product ideas
  • Secure shelf space in local shops for salsas and hot sauces

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.